Research Scientist, Quantum Machine Learning

Research – Science /
Permanent /
InstaDeep, founded in 2014, is a pioneering AI company at the forefront of innovation. With strategic offices in major cities worldwide, including London, Paris, Berlin, Tunis, Lagos, Cape Town, Boston, and San Francisco, InstaDeep collaborates with giants like Google DeepMind and prestigious educational institutions like MIT, Stanford, Oxford, UCL, and Imperial College London. We are a Google Cloud Partner and a select NVIDIA Elite Service Delivery Partner. We have been listed among notable players in AI, fast-growing companies, and Europe's 1000 fastest-growing companies in 2022 by Statista and the Financial Times. Our recent acquisition by BioNTech has further solidified our commitment to leading the industry.

Join us to be a part of the AI revolution!

Develop novel research and help to shape InstaDeep’s agenda within the field of quantum machine learning.
Contribute to team research and publications.
Develop collaborations with both academic and industrial partners.
Track ongoing developments in machine learning methods for quantum systems/quantum chemistry, quantum algorithms, applications and hardware.
Report and present experimental results and research findings, both internally and externally, verbally and in writing.
Upon request, collaborate with other groups’ activities, including but not limited to presenting the company to new prospective clients, participating in calls and meetings, and representing InstaDeep at conferences/events.


    • PhD in quantum physics, computer science, machine learning or a related scientific field.
    • Proven ability to contribute to research communities and/or efforts, including publishing scientific papers in leading journals or conferences.
    • Excellent communication skills and a collaborative spirit.
    • Software development skills in Python.


    • Experience with developing machine learning models in frameworks such as Jax, PyTorch or TensorFlow is highly desirable.
    • Further experience with packages for quantum ML, simulation or calculations such as PennyLane, Qiskit and PySCF would be a plus.
    • Experience, especially within the context of machine learning or quantum computing, with any of the following would be a plus;
    • Quantum chemistry calculations
    • Drug discovery
    • Molecular dynamics
    • Quantum hardware
    • Error correction/mitigation for quantum devices
    • Fault-tolerant quantum algorithms
Our commitment to our people
We empower individuals to celebrate their uniqueness here at InstaDeep. Our team comes from all walks of life, and we’re proud to continue encouraging and supporting applicants from underrepresented groups across the globe. Our commitment to creating an authentic environment comes from our ability to learn and grow from our diversity, and how better to experience this than by joining our team? We operate on a hybrid work model with guidance to work at the office at least 2 to 3 days per week to encourage close collaboration and innovation. We are continuing to review the situation with the well-being of InstaDeepers at the forefront of our minds.

Right to work: Please note that you will require the legal right to work in the location you are applying for.