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Research Internship at TRINA

Toyota Research Institute of North America, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is seeking a researcher intern to support the in-house research activities for Fall 2022. The individual will join a team of scientists responsible for the development of state-of-art sensing technologies powered by cutting-edge quantum materials.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Synthesize pristine materials, engineer spin-defects, and characterize quantum materials with Optically Detected Magnetic Resonance (ODMR), photoluminescence (PL), Raman, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), and other techniques.

  • Work closely with a team of scientists to fabricate various types of quantum sensing devices.

  • Frequently communicate with material scientists within the organization.

  • Effectively respond to the challenges emerging in materials research.

  • Regularly report and present to the research team and management.

Minimum Requirements:

  • MS degree or senior Ph.D. student in the Physical Sciences (Physics/Chemistry), Material Science or related field or equivalent practical experience with a BS degree.

  • Strong background in quantum physics, and/or condensed matter physics, and/or quantum optics.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Self-motivated, intelligent individual with initiative and drive for overcoming technical challenges.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Record of publication in the areas of quantum materials as 1st author.

  • Defect engineering in two-dimensional materials and experience with single quantum emitters.

  • Spin density calculation and ab initio GW calculations.

The applicant should send the resume to before May 13th, 2022.

Debasish Banerjee, PhD

Materials Research Department

Toyota Research Institute of North America

1555 Woodridge Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48105



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