We are seeking a highly-talented, motivated and ambitious theoretical
physicist to work at the interplay of quantum control, quantum annealing, and
quantum computing. The position is renewable on a yearly basis (for a maximum
of 3 years) and can start as soon as possible.
The successful applicant will work at the Department of Physics and Material
Science (DPhyMS) of the University of Luxembourg, in the Quantum Science and
Technology Group led by Prof. Adolfo del Campo and the Quantum Control and
Dynamics group led by Prof. Aurelia Chenu.
The project is in the frame of Quantera and involves partners at University of
Innsbruck, Walther- Meißner-Institut, University of Napoli “Federico II”, the
National Research Council of Italy, and Jagiellonian University.
What we expect from you…
The applicant should have a background in theoretical physics, mathematics,
computer science or a related field. Specific research topics include quantum
control and shortcuts to adiabaticity, quantum annealing, quantum algorithms,
random-matrix theory, many-body open quantum systems. Proven expertise in
analytical and numerical methods in these topics, as well as cloud quantum
computing & simulation experience will be valued.
A dynamic research unit in a recently created, quickly growing University;
excellent working conditions in an international and inspiring environment;
together with opportunities to participate regularly in scientific activities
in Luxembourg and abroad (seminars, summer schools, conferences, etc).
Further information about the research groups can be found in:
https: // sites.google.com/site/adolfodelcampo/
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Job Reference: UOL04731
The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR
75.285 (full time)
How to apply...
Applications should include:
Curriculum vitae, with a list of publications
Application letter covering academic background, research merits and
motivation for this opening
Names and electronic contact information of three academic referees
Applications should be addressed to (including the keyword “QCQA22”):
Please apply by 20/02/2022; then the posting will remain online until filled.
Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system.
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