Title of the position: Postdoctoral researcher
Scientific discipline: Physics
Job type: Contract
Number of job offers: 4
Remuneration/Stipend amount/month: 10 000-15 000 PLN of full remuneration cost, i.e. expected net salary at 5 300 – 8 000 PLN
Position starts on: 01.12.2019
Maximum period of contract/stipend agreement: 1 year or longer (with extension option)
Institution: Quantum Optical Technologies
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. Successful candidates will work in a team of theorists and experimentalists on fundamental properties of quantum systems, such as quantum coherence and entanglement, and their applications in quantum technologies, such as quantum metrology, sensing, communication, and computation Quantum Optical Technologies
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
4. Design and optimisation of quantum-enhanced protocols with the emphasis on their applications and implementations.
5. Analysis of the impact of noise and imperfections on real-life quantum devices and technologies.
6. Investigation of general quantum features, such as entanglement and quantum coherence, in quantum protocols and quantum computation
7. Preparation and dissemination of the research results at international workshops and conferences.
Profile of candidates/requirements:
Candidates should have a PhD degree in physics or related area, and have research expertise commensurate with the education level of the candidate in at least one of the following topics: optical physics, quantum optics, photonics, information theory, statistical mathematics, image processing.
University of Warsaw strongly values the diversity of candidates and is very committed to the equality of opportunity: http://en.uw.edu.pl/about-university/mission-statement-strategy
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Research record
3. Contact details of at least one senior researcher familiar with candidate’s work
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Participation in an exciting research program conducted within a newly established the Centre for Quantum Optical Technologies International Research Agenda Unit (QOT IRA Unit), with high scientific expectations and goals.
Work within one of the labs operating within the QOT IRA Unit yet in close collaboration with Centre’s theoretical and experimental groups, as well as other research teams specialising in quantum theory and its implementations within Warsaw’s research community: http://quantum-warsaw.pl/.
An open and friendly research environment with access to all the facilities available within the Centre of New Technologies (CeNT)―an interdisciplinary research institute established within the University of Warsaw to gather international researchers of different backgrounds and experience, in order to conduct state-of-the-art research in biological, chemical and physical science: http://cent.uw.edu.pl/en/.
Close collaboration with foreign institutions, with the necessary financial support of travels and scientific visits provided by the QOT IRAP Unit, in particular, with the University of Oxford (UK)―the strategic partner of the Unit.
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Tags: Quantum information, Quantum optics