Faculty Position in Quantum Information Theory, Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong

Job type: 
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Research group: 
QIFT Quantum Information, Foundations, and Technologies

The Computer Science Department of The University of Hong Kong invites applications for a position of Assistant/Associate Professor in Quantum Information Theory, to commence on January 1st, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three year
fixed term basis, with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three year fixed term contract.

Applicants should have an outstanding track record in Quantum Information Theory, and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field. Candidates in the areas of quantum complexity theory, quantum simulations, quantum machine learning, quantum Shannon theory, and quantum cryptography are particularly welcome to apply.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment will attract a contract end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with a CV, a research plan, and a teaching statement to recruitment@cs.hku.hk.
Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.
For further details, please refer to the Department website: https://www.cs.hku.hk/people/vacancies.jsp