Lectureship in Quantum Information Processing at Queen's University Belfast

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Application deadline: 
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Lectureship in the Centre for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Ref. 12/102139
School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen’s University Belfast

A Lectureship position (permanent post, equivalent to Assistant Professor) is available within the Centre for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (CTAMOP). Successful candidates will be expected to undertake research in Quantum Information Processing within the Quantum Technology Group at Queen's (http://web.am.qub.ac.uk/wp/qo/) and to contribute to teaching in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to undertake administrative duties as assigned.

The current activities of the group working on Quantum Technology group include the investigation of mesoscopic quantumness in open systems (ultracold atoms, quantum spin networks and mechanical systems at the quantum level), quantum control in hybrid systems, quantum thermodynamics and foundations of quantum mechanics, and the theory of quantum correlations. The group, whose current funding includes support from the UK EPSRC, the European Union, the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung and the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, has an internationally leading profile and a vast network of collaborations with premier experimental and theoretical teams working in the fields of Quantum Information, Quantum Optics, and (Ultra)Cold Atom Physics.

VERY IMPORTANT: Please indicate in your application that you wish to be considered for a position in Quantum Information.

Informal enquiries may be directed to:
Dr J.F. McCann, e-mail j.f.mccann@qub.ac.uk, telephone +44 (0)28 9097 6041.
Dr G. De Chiara, e-mail g.dechiara@qub.ac.uk, telephone +44 (0)28 9097 6053.

Salary: £32,901-£48,246 per annum (including contribution points).

Closing date: 4.00pm on Friday 31 August 2012

A generous start-up package will be available.

Anticipated interview date: week commencing 24 September 2012

For further details and to apply, please visit http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/QUBJobVacancies/AcademicOpportunities/ , click on “Mathematics and Physics” on the right-hand side, and look for Lecturer in CTAMOP, Ref: 12/102139. Alternatively contact the Personnel Department, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 90973044 FAX: (028) 90971040 or e-mail on personnel@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.