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 debasish.banerjee@toyota.com before May 13th, 2022.

Debasish Banerjee, PhD

Materials Research Department

Toyota Research Institute of North America

1555 Woodridge Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Email: debasish.banerjee@toyota.com

Website: https://amrd.toyota.com/division/trina/


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