Quantum Enterprise Fellows in the Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC)

University of Bristol

  • South West England
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  • Research facilities
  • Closing date 30 Sep 2019

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Job number ACAD103795
Division/School School of Physics
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Full time
Salary £30,000 per annum (+12k Travel and consumables)
Closing date for applications 30-Sep-2019

The University of Bristol are inviting applications for the role(s) of Quantum Enterprise Fellows in the School of Physics/ Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering within the Quantum Engineering Technology Labs at The University of Bristol.

The Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre is offering a number of 12-month fellowships (beginning on the 25th November 2019) aimed at supporting the development and transition of lab-based quantum related technology into start-ups and spin-outs. The programme is strongly geared towards implementing; building and developing a business with a view to exiting the programme with an investable business proposition or early stage company.

As a Quantum Enterprise Fellow, you will be part of a one-year cohort-based programme incorporating taught courses covering aspects of systems thinking and design, enterprise and entrepreneurship. As a Fellow your business will be based upon a demonstrated technology you have the right to commercialise.

Fellows receive extensive coaching and mentorship throughout the programme as well as desk space, a travel and consumables budget and many opportunities to network and pitch to potential investors.

This programme is suitable for early career scientists or graduates who have a lab-based quantum related technology they wish to commercialise and the ambition to be an entrepreneur. The programme is open to applications from across the globe and we are supportive of applications from members of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme.

The Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC) is a high profile and unique training centre, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) with a mission to accelerate the growth of quantum-based industry in the UK.

The centre is part of the University of Bristol’s multi-disciplinary Quantum Engineering Technology Labs (QET Labs), and is partnered with Cranfield University's Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship, creating a world-leading Centre to train entrepreneurially-minded, quantum systems engineers, ready for a career in the emerging quantum technology industry.

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Monday 30th September 2019. Please note that this advert will close as soon as all positions have been filled. If interested, please apply for this job as soon as possible.

In addition to our standard University application you are asked to complete an additional application form. Please upload the completed form with your online application. 

For more information, please refer to the Job Description or for more informal information, please contact Andy Collins the QTEC centre manager (andy.collins@bristol.ac.uk).

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