Student assistant in Communication at NQCP

Copenhagen University
February 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:Salary will be based on seniority.
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Niels Bohr Institute at Faculty of Science, the University of Copenhagen is looking for a Student Assistant within communication for the NQCP programme. Start date is 1 April 2024 or as soon as possible.

About us The Novo Nordisk Foundation Quantum Computing Programme (NQCP) is establishing a talented and diverse international team to create a cutting- edge quantum programme in the heart of Copenhagen, Denmark. At the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, where the formulation of Quantum Mechanics was born 100 years ago, we aim to establish an international quantum computing programme, funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation, that will drive research and innovations at multiple levels - from developing scalable quantum processor technologies to solutions for the quantum-classical control and readout interface, and all the way to quantum algorithms and applications. The long-term mission of the programme is to develop fault-tolerant quantum computing hardware and quantum algorithms that solve life-science-relevant chemical and biological problems.

The job The Student Assistant will work on communication tasks related to developing NQCP as an innovative research organisation and a prominent actor in the quantum computing ecosystem.

This position is ideal for a person with a passion for science communication.

Your task will include:

  • Production of news for our website. This can involve interviewing scientist, documenting special events, and sharing milestones and progress of the programme
  • Maintaining and updating our LinkedIn profile – developing ideas for posts, producing the posts (texts and images, and posting them
  • Support on special projects related to communications – this could for example be events where we participate
  • We expect

  • Flair for communication
  • Understanding of science
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to write compelling copy in English and, preferably, also in Danish
  • Initiative, curiosity, and creativity
  • We offer The opportunity to be part of a vibrant quantum computing programme at the Niels Bohr Institute. Lots of hands-on experience, and exciting assignments where you get to take the lead.

    A collegial work-environment in the centre of Copenhagen.

    Terms of salary and employment The employment is made in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and the Organisations of Public Employees – governmental institutions (the OAO-S collective agreement) and under the Professional Agreement for clerical employees, laboratory technicians and it officers in the state. The minimum wage is DKK 132,68 (1 October 2023-level). Salary will be based on seniority.

    The place of work is NQCP, Blegdamsvej 17, 2100 Copenhagen.

    The average number of working hours will be up to 12 hours per week, and the working schedule is flexible.

    Remuneration is based solely on the actual number of hours worked, and you are not guaranteed a fixed number of hours.

    Appointment will be subject to receipt of a security clearance

    The University of Copenhagen (KU) is in the process of designing a new shared administrative structure at KU, expected to bring about changes within the next year to a year and a half. The goal of the administrative reform is, among other things, to strengthen cross-functional collaboration, increase efficiency, and ensure good career paths for administrative staff at KU. The reform will involve cost savings in administration. You are encouraged to contact Helle Grunnet to learn more about the connection between this position and the administrative reform.

    Your application If you find the job interesting, please send an electronic application with attachment via Jobportalen (click on the link "Apply Now" at the bottom of the post) no later than 20 February 2024.

    The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the surrounding society and invites all qualified applicants regardless of personal background to apply for the position.

    Further questions Any questions about the position may be directed to the Marie Mathiesen ([email protected]).

    Further information about the Novo Nordisk Foundation Quantum Computing Programme can be found on the website: https: //

    The Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen – or SCIENCE – is Denmark's largest science research and education institution with 4,000 employees and 9,700 Bachelor and Master's students in 12 departments. The Faculty has an annual budget of DKK 3 billion.

    Learn more about The Faculty of Science at www.

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