Post-Doctoral Research Visit F/M Quantum error correcting codes: constructions and decoding algorithms

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December 31, 2022
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2022-05569 - Post-Doctoral Research Visit F/M Quantum error correcting codes: constructions and decoding algorithms

Contract type : Fixed-term contract

Renewable contract : Oui

Level of qualifications required : PhD or equivalent

Fonction : Post-Doctoral Research Visit

About the research centre or Inria department

The Inria research centre in Lyon (previously the Lyon branch of the Inria centre in Grenoble) is the 9th Inria research centre, formally created in December 2021. It brings together approximately 270 people (including 110 Inria employees) in 15 research teams and research support services.

Its staff are distributed at this stage on 2 campuses: in Villeurbanne La Doua (Centre / INSA Lyon / UCBL) on the one hand, and Lyon Gerland (ENS de Lyon) on the other. A third site should be opened in the course of 2022. The teams are mainly hosted with our partners. The centre's teams work closely with research and higher education institutions (ENS de Lyon, UCBL, INSA Lyon, etc.), their laboratories, and other research organisations in Lyon (CNRS, INRAE, competitiveness clusters, etc.), but also with Lyon and regional economic players. Many international collaborations are also underway.

The Lyon centre is active in the fields of software, distributed and high- performance computing, embedded systems, quantum computing and privacy in the digital world, but also in digital health and computational biology.

Context

The candidate will work within the QInfo team.

Assignment

Based on recent constructions of quantum LDPC codes, the objective is to develop a method to find codes with good error correction properties.

Main activities

Main activities: Construction of quantum LDPC codes with good error correction properties, Design an algorithm to find codes adapted for noise model, Efficient decoding algorithms for these codes.

Skills

Coding theory, Quantum coding theory, Quantum information theory

Benefits package
  • Subsidized meals
  • Partial reimbursement of public transport costs
  • Leave: 7 weeks of annual leave + 10 extra days off due to RTT (statutory reduction in working hours) + possibility of exceptional leave (sick children, moving home, etc.)
  • Possibility of teleworking (90 days / year) and flexible organization of working hours
  • Professional equipment available (videoconferencing, loan of computer equipment, etc.)
  • Social, cultural and sports events and activities
  • Access to vocational training
  • Social security coverage under conditions
  • Remuneration

    2746€ gross salary / month

    General Information
  • Theme/Domain : Algorithmics, Computer Algebra and Cryptology Information system (BAP E)

  • Town/city : Lyon

  • Inria Center : Centre Inria de Lyon
  • Starting date : 2023-05-01
  • Duration of contract : 2 years
  • Deadline to apply : 2022-12-31
  • Contacts
  • Inria Team : QINFO
  • Recruiter : Fawzi Omar / omar.fawzi@inria.fr
  • The keys to success

    Hard working, Willing to learn new skills.

    About Inria

    Inria is the French national research institute dedicated to digital science and technology. It employs 2,600 people. Its 200 agile project teams, generally run jointly with academic partners, include more than 3,500 scientists and engineers working to meet the challenges of digital technology, often at the interface with other disciplines. The Institute also employs numerous talents in over forty different professions. 900 research support staff contribute to the preparation and development of scientific and entrepreneurial projects that have a worldwide impact.

    Instruction to apply

    Applications must be submitted online on the Inria website.

    Processing of applications sent by other channels is not guaranteed.

    Defence Security : This position is likely to be situated in a restricted area (ZRR), as defined in Decree No. 2011-1425 relating to the protection of national scientific and technical potential (PPST).Authorisation to enter an area is granted by the director of the unit, following a favourable Ministerial decision, as defined in the decree of 3 July 2012 relating to the PPST. An unfavourable Ministerial decision in respect of a position situated in a ZRR would result in the cancellation of the appointment.

    Recruitment Policy : As part of its diversity policy, all Inria positions are accessible to people with disabilities.

    Warning : you must enter your e-mail address in order to save your application to Inria. Applications must be submitted online on the Inria website. Processing of applications sent from other channels is not guaranteed.

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