Quantum Magnetic Sensing and Applications Student Assistant Spring 2021 - CIPHER

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

GTRIs Cybersecurity, Information Protection, and Hardware Evaluation Research (CIPHER) Lab seeks an undergraduate Student Assistant (SA) to start in the spring of 2021. The selected candidate will work with the Quantum Systems Division on developing and maintaining a magnetic anomaly measurement system and developing a new atomic magnetometer. The student will be responsible for performing standard lab tasks, such as development of lab electronics, designing hardware mounts and test-fixtures, testing and characterizing custom pieces of control equipment, and computer programming, modeling, and simulation required as part of those tasks. 

Required Minimum Qualifications

Student Assistant

  • Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or related field
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic lab skills (using oscilloscopes, lasers, optical set-ups, electronics)
  • Ability to use and develop data acquisition routines, e.g. using LabVIEW, Python, or other programming languages.
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas to technical and non-technical team members
  • Secret security clearance

Hours per Week

10-20 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position. 

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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Quantum Magnetic Sensing and Applications Student Assistant Spring 2021 - CIPHER

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