PhD and PostDoc position in Vienna (IQOQI/University of Vienna)

Job type: 
Application deadline: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Research group: 
Young Independent Researcher Group (YIRG)

A 2-year postdoc and a fully funded 4-year PhD-student position are available in the „Young Independent Researcher Group“ lead by Dr. Yelena Guryanova, Dr. Ämin Baumeler, and Dr. Costantino Budroni. This group is inter-institutional; it is affiliated with the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, as well as with the Department of Physics, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

The research performed will be on the project „Emergence of Causal Order in Quantum Theory and Beyond“. The project deals with causality in the interplay between theoretical physics and theoretical computer science (see https://www.iqoqi-vienna.at/research/yirg-young-independent-researcher-g...).

We are looking for a student and a postdoc with a background in Physics, Computer Science, or Mathematics, with interests in

- Foundations of Quantum Mechanics
- Quantum Information
- Theoretical Computer Science

We expect the positions to start in March 2019.
The salaries are according to the FWF standards: https://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-funding/personnel-costs/.

To apply please send your CV and a 1-page motivation letter to any one of:
Yelena Guryanova: yelena.guryanova@oeaw.ac.at
Ämin Baumeler: aemin.baumeler@univie.ac.at
Costantino Budroni: costantino.budroni@oeaw.ac.at