Postdoc Position at the Centre for Quantum Optical Technologies in Warsaw, Poland

Field: Physics, Quantum information theory


Title of the position: Postdoc Position at the Centre for Quantum Optical Technologies in Warsaw, Poland
Scientific discipline: Physics, Quantum information theory
Job type: Contract
Number of job offers: 1
Remuneration/Stipend amount/month: 15 000 PLN of full remuneration cost, expected net salary 8 700 PLN
Position starts on: 2019-12-15
Maximum period of contract/stipend agreement: 2 years
Institution: Quantum Resources and Information Laboratory
Project leader: Alexander Streltsov
Project title: Quantum Coherence and Entanglement for Quantum Technology
Project Description: Successful candidates will work in a team of theoretical physicists on one of the following topics:- Quantum resource theories: exploring fundamental features of quantum systems, such as quantum entanglement, coherence, and quantum thermodynamics. Addressing questions such as the state conversion problem, quantifying resource costs for quantum process implementation.- Quantum communication and quantum computation: application of quantum resource theories to quantify resource consumption in quantum communication protocols and to detect quantum features required for noisy quantum computation.- Open quantum systems: application of quantum entanglement and coherence to detect and quantify memory effects in open quantum /> First Team

Key responsibilities include:
1. Performing research on quantum resource theories, quantum communication and computation, and open quantum systems.
2. 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 in at least one of the following topics: quantum resource theories, quantum communication, quantum computation, open quantum systems.

Required documents:
1. Motivation Letter
2. Current curriculum vitae
3. Research record
4. Contact details of at least two senior researchers familiar with candidate’s work

We offer:
Participation in an exciting research program conducted within a newly established centre with high scientific expectations and goals.
Work within Quantum Resources and Information Lab, led by Dr. Alexander Streltsov, yet in close collaboration with theoretical and experimental groups within the Centre for Quantum Optical Technologies, as well as other research teams specialising in quantum theory and its implementations within Warsaw’s research community:

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:

Close collaboration with foreign institutions, with the necessary financial support of travels and scientific visits.

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Deadline: 08/12/2019

Tags: Quantum optics, quantum information theory