Funded postdoctoral and PhD positions in near-term quantum computing and simulation

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Friday, October 30, 2020

We are offering a postdoc (E13) and a PhD position (E13 3/4) to highly motivated and well-qualified researchers who intend to conduct research in near-term quantum computing and simulation. Possible topics include the following:

- Notions of quantum machine learning and near-term quantum computing

- Benchmarking and tomography

- Analog quantum simulation

- Computational complexity theory

The successful candidates will work as part of the research group led by Jens Eisert at the FU Berlin. For an overview of research activities, see

We are a highly active research group with a culture of open discussion, creative interdisciplinary thought and substantial international collaborations. We also have a strong track record in supporting academic careers, see

The positions have connections to the German BMBF initiative on quantum software, the European Quantum Flagship and the excellence initiative MATH+.

All applications should be sent in electronic form to with the keyword "QuantumComputingAndSimulation2020" in the subject line. Review of the applications will begin after October 30, 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled. Early submissions are appreciated. The start date is flexible.