The Physics Department is offering a position for a
PhD student
(pay scale 13 TV-L)
The employment (75 % of regular working time) is initially limited to the
duration of the PhD project, depending on the previous qualification, for a
period of usually 3 years in accordance with the federal state Science
Employment Law (WissZeitVG) and will be filled as soon as possible.
Depending on the progress of the PhD project an extension is possible.
The successful applicant will be assigned to a research project in the area

Application deadline: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

PhD Scholarship
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, Australia
QKD from Space-Based Quantum Communications

Application deadline: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

Become part of the Vienna Quantum research community - CoQuS and join one of the most vibrant places for quantum science in Europe!

The Vienna Doctoral Program on Complex Quantum Systems (CoQuS) has been a training center for more than a hundred students the past 10 years. Our 15 different research groups are working on the forefront of the developments in modern quantum science and technology at six different locations in and around Vienna.

Application deadline: 
Monday, December 11, 2017

I am inviting Ph.D. applications in quantum algorithms, quantum cryptography and quantum complexity starting Fall 2018 in the Computer Science Department at Portland State University. Other areas of interests include post-quantum cryptography and generally theoretical computer science (TCS) starting Fall 2018. Competitive financial supports are available.

Application deadline: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

contact: Giulia Ferrini; email address:
Starting date: early 2018. Duration: 5 years.

Application deadline: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

We are looking for two professionals in the quantum optics or photonic sicences interested in developing nanophotonics and quantum systems to join our group efforts to explore quantum optics, integrated photonics and optical physics systems and their applications to information technologies.

Level: Ph.D.
Duration: 36 months.
Tuition Funding: Tec de Monterrey
Living Expenses Funding: CONACYT doctoral grant (~13,000 mxn per month, competitive in Mexico).
Requirements: GRE and TOEFL (or equivalent English proficiency test)

Application deadline: 
Friday, November 10, 2017

The group of Michael Kastoryano ( at the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of Cologne invites applications for both PhD and Postdoctoral positions starting as soon as possible. The salary is based on the German TV-L E13 pay scale. Appointments will be for two years at 100% E13 for postdoctoral researchers and at 66% for three years for doctoral candidates.

Application deadline: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

The University of Surrey is committed to recruiting and supporting talented doctoral researchers, and our Doctoral College is pleased to be awarding up to 12 fully funded studentships to outstanding PhD candidates across a range of disciplines.

Please refer to the description of the various projects in Quantum computing/ quantum simulation here

Application deadline: 
Monday, November 13, 2017

Applications are invited for PhD positions in quantum algorithms at the National University of Ireland, Galway: Specific topics of interest include, amongst others, quantum walks and quantum game theory. Applicants should have an excellent undergraduate degree in one of theoretical physics / mathematics / computer science, or a masters degree, and should have strong skills in at
least two of the three areas just mentioned. For informal enquiries, email

Application deadline: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The theory groups at the Institute for Quantum Information of the Jülich-Aachen Reasearch Alliance (JARA) are looking for highly motivated candidates to fill multiple PhD positions over the next few months (a DFG-funded position could start as soon as possible).