Organisation/Company: University of Warsaw
Research Field: Computer science › Informatics Physics › Quantum
mechanics Technology › Quantum technology
Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline: 31/10/2021 17:00 - Europe/Brussels
Location: Poland › Warsaw
Type Of Contract: Temporary
Job Status: Full-time
Hours Per Week: 40
Offer Starting Date: 01/12/2021
Eu Research Framework Programme: H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie
Marie Curie Grant Agreement Number: 956071
A PhD vacancy is available for highly motivated Early Stage Researcher (ESR)
position as part of the new H2020, EU-funded, Marie Skłodowska-Curie
Innovative Training Network “AppQInfo” on “Applications and Hardware for
Photonic Quantum Information Processing”.
Quantum Information Processing (QIP) QIP will revolutionise information
technology, providing higher quality, speed and unconditional security, not
possible with classical technologies. Our research projects will work towards
feasible long-distance quantum communications from urban-scale networks to
satellite-based systems using various data encoding; study quantum photonic
circuits towards their quantum transport properties and quantum transforms
they implement; exploit these platforms for machine learning applications,
such as building all-optical artificial neural networks, and applying them for
quantum simulations; develop enabling technologies of sources and detectors of
multiphoton quantum states and polaritonic logic gates.
The project consortium embraces 15 excellent European institutions: the
University of Warsaw (Poland, the coordinator), University of Vienna
(Austria), University of Padova (Italy), University of Oxford (UK),
Imperial College London (UK), Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium),
Sorbonne Université (France), IBM Research (Switzerland), ID Quantique
(Switzerland). They are accompanied by the Institute for Quantum Computing
at the University of Waterloo (Canada), University of Paderborn (Germany),
University of Geneva (Switzerland), NTT Basic Research Labs (Japan),
Single Quantum (Netherlands), and Quandela (France).
An ideal candidate should possess a MSc (or equivalent) degree in physics,
mathematics or computer science, should be ambitious and hard-working with
high motivation for scientific work and strong will for self-development. We
expect a good practical knowledge of English (B or C level preferred) and
ability to travel within the EU and worldwide.
a comprehensive, interactive and international training programme covering
innovative and state-of-the-art approaches to the field of Photonic
Quantum Information Processing.
a series of research-specific, complementary and soft skills, that involve
both the academic and industry sectors and are tailor-made to prepare
young researchers for their future careers.
a competitive salary, which is adjusted for their host country.
a mobility allowance and a family allowance (where applicable) as part
of the employment package.
the applicants can be of any nationality.
they should be within four years of the diploma granting them access to
doctorate studies at the time of recruitment,
no more than 4 years of experience after obtaining Master's degree
the applicant must not have resided for more than 12 months prior to the
singing their contract in the country of the host institute.
Applicants should be proficient in written and spoken English.
Please provide the following documents: a copy of the diploma, a
recommendation letter from the last supervisor (recommendation letters from
other senior scientists are welcome), a scientific curriculum vitae
describing education, employment history, previous participation in research
projects, collaborations, internships, stipends, conferences, other
achievements as well as scientific interests, a list of publications, a
motivational letter stating why the candidate is willing to participate in
this research project and, optionally, a copy of a document certifying
candidate's knowledge of English.
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REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
Physics: Master Degree or equivalent
Mathematics: Master Degree or equivalent
Computer science: Master Degree or equivalent
Completed master studies in physics, computer science or mathematics, preferably with specialization in quantum information processing, quantum computation etc.
Ambitious hard-working with high motivation for scientific work and strong will for self-development
Numerical programming practice, basic knowledge of mathematical tools (e.g. Matlab or Wolfram Mathematica) and general computer software (e.g. Microsoft Office, Skype)
Practical knowledge of English (B level or above)
Ability to work collaboratively
Mobility (ability to travel within the EU and worldwide)
Performing theoretical research under supervision of the principal investigator
Developing numerical software and performing computations
Studying literature on a regular basis
Managing research notes, preparation of publications and conference posters
Participation in junior conferences and schools
Preparation of a Ph. D. thesis
Organisation/Company: University of Warsaw
Department: Quantum Technologies Research Group
Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
Website: https:// www. stobinska-group.eu/
Postal Code: 02-093
Street: Pasteura 5