Call for Applications: Manager, Graduate and Postdoctoral Programs

The department, Institute for Quantum Computing University of Waterloo calls for application for Manager, Graduate and Postdoctoral Programs.

The Manager, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Programs is responsible for providing oversight and management of the Institute for Quantum Computing Graduate Studies Program and the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. These programs recruit highly qualified, international and domestic candidates and fosters an environment to prepare this new generation of researchers in the specialise field of quantum information research. These programs encourage collaboration and professional development of researchers and enables students and postdoctoral fellows to build relationships with experts in academia, industry and government, focused in science, maths and engineering as it relates to quantum research.

Duration: 13 Months


  • Leads initiatives to support the academic graduate programs in Quantum Information through Faculty of Science, Math and Engineering
  • Manages international and domestic student recruitment
  • Identifies strong applicants; invites and organizes visits for such applicants
  • Leads initiatives and provide support for the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at IQC
  • Create and post job posting advertisement in global publications for IQC postdoctoral fellow positions following University of Waterloo advertisement guidelines
  • Manage the postdoc application system and applicant pool and work with IQC Postdoc
  • Hiring Committee with decisions and job offers
  • Welcome new candidates prior to arrival and offer information regarding the university and Waterloo Region
  • Seek funding for new program enhancements
  • Look for opportunities to share successes of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to a broader audience


The salary ranges from $53,583 – $66,979.

Job Requirements

Candidate for the Manager, Graduate and Postdoctoral Programs must meet the following requirement:

  • University Degree required
  • 3+ years of experience in roles with increasing levels of responsibility, preferably in a university environment
  • An understanding of academic research environments, in particular the experience for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows
  • Previous experience with data management and analysis
  • Experience working independently and also in a collaborative, team-based environment
  • Apply an innovative approach as an advocate for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, decision-making, and critical thinking skills
  • Time management skills
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Application Process

  • Cover letter,
  • Curriculum Vitae, and
  • Prove of Covid Vaccination.

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Deadline: Position open until filled.

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