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The Virginia Tech Department of Mathematics anticipates a tenure-track opening in Quantum Information with a start date of August 10, 2018. The successful candidate will have a research program in the mathematical aspects of quantum information theory. Possible specialties include, but are not limited to, quantum information theory, quantum error correction, topological quantum computation, holography in quantum information, quantum control, many-body entanglement, or mathematics applicable to any of these topics.

Application deadline: 
Monday, October 30, 2017
Monday, June 25, 2018
Registration deadline: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

Recent years are witnessing a renewed interest in thermodynamic applications at the nanoscale. Technological advances are leading to unprecedented levels of miniaturisation in the fabrication of microscopic engines capable of producing work. Recent experiments have produced engines built with only a few degrees of freedom, as for example a single electron transistor and the recently developed single ion engine. At the nanoscale, thermal fluctuations are quite strong and cannot be ignored any longer.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Quantum thermodynamics addresses the emergence of thermodynamic phenomena from quantum mechanics and aims to clarify to what extent the paradigms of thermodynamics apply in the quantum domain when quantum effects come into play, such as quantum correlations, quantum fluctuations, coherences, and entanglement. Quantum thermodynamics is closely linked with the theory of quantum measurement, as both require an open quantum systems approach.

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 (mkastoryano.com) 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 Schools of Engineering and Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University invite applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the junior level (Assistant or untenured Associate Professor) in the broadly defined field of quantum science and engineering with particular emphasis on all aspects of quantum computing and information. Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any particular specialization area or department affiliation.

Application deadline: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

The Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics (SITP) invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in quantum information science. Areas of interest include core quantum information subjects such as algorithms, communication and fault-tolerance, in addition to connections with other branches of physics.

A curriculum vitae, publication list, statement of research interests and three letters of recommendation are required. Applications should be uploaded to academicjobsonline.org.

Application deadline: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

We have an opening for a three-year postdoc position in foundations of quantum mechanics / quantum information theory at the University of Gdańsk, Poland with starting date 1st January 2018.

The position will be financed under the project “Quantum correlations – from few to many particles” founded by the Polish National Science Center under BEETHOVEN programme.

Scope of research for the project include:

Application deadline: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Fermilab Scientific Computing Division (SCD) is seeking graduating PhDs in the fields of Physics and/or Quantum Computing for multiple postdoctoral positions in its newly-established Quantum Information Science (QIS) initiative. The Fermilab effort will emphasize quantum algorithm development and applications for high-energy physics, as well as co-design and planning for integrated applications with hybrid quantum/classical systems. Current areas of interest include quantum algorithms and implementations for machine learning and partial differential equations. These projects involve collaborations with other Department of Energy labs and academic institutions, as well as with industry. The candidates will also have the opportunity to work on related algorithm development and applications utilizing classical computing.
The appointment will be for three years with the possibility of renewal subject to continuation of the project funding and performance.

Application deadline: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017