2-year postdoc in quantum information theory (Bari, Italy)

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Monday, March 11, 2024

The Polytechnic University of Bari (Italy) is hiring a postdoctoral researcher in quantum information theory.

We welcome applications from motivated candidates with track-record in any area of quantum information theory, including mathematical and foundational aspects, quantum communication theory, quantum cryptography, quantum metrology, quantum computing and machine learning.

The successful candidate will join the Bari Quantum Theory group [ https://www.quantumbari.com ], which is presently composed of faculty members Saverio Pascazio, Paolo Facchi, Marilena Ligabò, Cosmo Lupo, Fabio Deelan Cunden, Francesco Vincenzo Pepe, seven assistant professors, four research fellows, and eight PhD students.

This is a 2-year post (extension subject to funding). The post is funded by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) through a research project led by prof Cosmo Lupo [ https://cosmolupo.com ]. The main goal of the project is to explore how quantum estimation may enhance astronomic observations.

Net salary: about 1900 €/month

Application deadline: 11 March 2024

The Polytechnic University of Bari values equality and diversity in Academia. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, without distinction of gender, sexual orientation, race, or religion.

Application form and instructions: http://www.poliba.it/ricerca/assegni-di-ricerca
(scroll down until you find "DR 193/2024 Bando per l’attribuzione di n.1 assegno di ricerca post-dottorale, nel SSD FIS/03, valere sul progetto ACCORDO QUADRO n. 2023-13-HH.0 tra ASI e POLITECNICO DI BARI per S.Q.I. – Resp. Scientifico prof. Cosmo Lupo")

Feel free to get in touch with prof. Cosmo Lupo for any inquiries and for support in the application process: cosmo.lupo@poliba.it

About us: Bari is a vibrant middle-size city on the South-East Italian coast, an important economic and cultural center in the Mediterranean region. The Polytechnic University of Bari is the third Engineering schools in Italy. The Department of Physics has a long-standing tradition in fundamental and applied research and is one of the most important centers in Italy for theoretical and mathematical physics and quantum information science.