PhD Student in Quantum Resources and Information Laboratory

Dziedzina: Quantum information, quantum optics


Title of the position: PhD Student
Scientific discipline: Physics
Job type: Scholarship
Number of job offers: 2
Remuneration/Stipend amount/month: 4500
Position starts on: 01.06.2019
Maximum period of contract/stipend agreement: 3 years
Institution: Quantum Resources and Information Laboratory
Project leader: Alexander Streltsov, PhD
Project title: Quantum Coherence and Entanglement for Quantum Technology
Project Description:
Successful candidates will work in a team of theoretical physicists and mathematicians on fundamental features of quantum systems and their applications in quantum technology. Potential research topics include, but are not limited to:
– Quantum resource theories (entanglement, coherence, thermodynamics)
– Quantum communication and quantum computation
– Open quantum systems

Key responsibilities include:
1. Investigation of general quantum features, such as entanglement and quantum coherence, in quantum protocols and quantum computation.
2. Preparation and dissemination of the research results at international workshops and conferences.

Profile of candidates/requirements:
PhD candidates should have a master degree in physics or related area, and have a good understanding of physics, quantum theory, and quantum optics.

University of Warsaw strongly values the diversity of candidates and is very committed to the equality of opportunity.

Required documents:
1. Motivation Letter
2. Current curriculum vitae
3. Research record
4. Academic transcript
5. At least one letter of reference prepared by a senior researcher familiar with their work to be sent directly by the author to the address with the name of the candidate specified in the subject line.

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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Termin nadsyłania aplikacji: 19/05/2019

Załącznik: pobierz

Słowa kluczowe: Quantum information, quantum optics