Working at the NQCC

As part of the UK’s National Quantum Technologies Programme (NQTP),  the NQCC is a national lab dedicated to driving the development of quantum computing and placing the UK at the forefront of this emerging field.

The NQCC will be headquartered in a purpose-built facility at Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire, which is due for completion in 2023. Until then, the NQCC’s activities are taking place in other facilities on the campus or at partnering institutions.

The Centre offers an excellent opportunity to collaborate with various partners and aims to attract interest from across the globe, making the NQCC a go-to place for quantum computing research and development.

The NQCC’s programme is being jointly delivered by two of the seven research councils that form part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) – the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).

About UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) 

UKRI is an organisation that brings together the seven disciplinary research councils, Research England and Innovate UK. Together, we build an independent organisation with a strong voice and vision ensuring the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.

Supporting some of the world’s most exciting and challenging research projects, we develop and operate some of the most remarkable scientific facilities in the world. We are pushing the frontiers of human knowledge through fundamental research and delivering benefits for UK society and the economy through world-class research, skills and business-led innovation.

How we support EDI in the workforce 

At UKRI, we believe that everyone has a right to be treated with dignity and respect, and to be provided with equal opportunities to thrive and succeed in an environment that enables them to do so. We also value diversity of thought and experience within inclusive groups, organisations and the wider community. For further information, please visit ‘How we support EDI in the workforce’.

Disability Confident Employer

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

More information can be found at www.ukri.org.

About the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) 

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is the main funding body for engineering and physical sciences research in the UK. By investing in research and postgraduate training, we are building the knowledge and skills base needed to address the scientific and technological challenges facing the nation.

EPSRC is part of UK Research and Innovation, a new body that works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. We aim to maximise the contribution of each of our component parts, working individually and collectively. We work with our many partners to benefit everyone through knowledge, talent and ideas.

For more information visit https://epsrc.ukri.org/

About the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) 

The STFC is a world-leading multi-disciplinary science organisation where curiosity, blue-skies thinking meets practical, application-led science and engineering. Our goal is to deliver economic, societal, scientific and international benefits to the UK and its people – and more broadly to the world.

As one of Europe’s largest research organisations, we’re trusted to support, enable and undertake ground-breaking projects in an outstanding diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving progressive advances in science, engineering, computing and technology. Our research seeks to understand the Universe from the largest astronomical scales to the tiniest constituents of matter, yet creates an impact on a very tangible, human scale.

For more information about STFC, please visit https://stfc.ukri.org/