PhD student – Quantum Optical Technologies

Field: Physics


Position in the project: PhD student

Scientific discipline: Optical physics, information theory, quantum optics, photonics

Job type: Scholarship

Number of job offers: 3

Stipend amount/month: 4 500 PLN

Position starts on: 1 October 2018

Maximum period of contract/stipend agreement: 4 years

Institution: Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw

Project leader: Professor Konrad Banaszek

Project title: Quantum Optical Technologies

Project is carried out within the International Research Agenda programme of the Foundation for Polish Science

Project description:
The central objective of the project is to explore specifically quantum phenomena, such as superpositions and entanglement, to develop new modes of quantum information processing and transmission, metrology, sensing, and imaging.

Key responsibilities include:
1. Design of quantum measurement schemes
2. Analysis of effects of noise and imperfections
3. Identification of ultimate quantum bounds as benchmarks

Profile of candidates/requirements:
1. Knowledge of at least one of the fields: optical physics, quantum optics, photonics, information theory, statistical mathematics, image processing commensurate with the education level of the candidate

Required documents:
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Research record
3. Academic transcript
4. Contact details of at least one senior researcher familiar with candidate’s work

We offer:
Participation in an exciting research project related to long-term practical utilization of quantum mechanical phenomena

Please submit the following documents to e-mail address:

Application deadline: 1st June 2018
Euraxess stipend offer:

Please include in your offer:
“I hereby give consent for my personal data included in my application to be processed for the purposes of the recruitment process under the Personal Data Protection Act as of 29 August 1997, consolidated text: Journal of Laws 2016, item 922 as amended.”

Deadline: 01/06/2018

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Tags: Optical physics, information theory, quantum optics, photonics