PhD Position in Quantum Algorithms/Quantum Simulation

A PhD position (100% TVL-E13) in quantum computing is available at the University of Augsburg (Germany) in the group of Prof. Jakob Kottmann.

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Requirements: Master's degree (completed or anticipated completion in 2023) in computer science, physics, or related subjects with suitable scientific focus (e.g. theoretical chemistry, numerical mathematics, scientific simulation).

Potential topics: Scalable approaches to variational quantum algorithms, Automation and software development, hybrid algorithmic design beyond variational optimization.

How to apply

Apply via email (jakob.kottmann[at] Please use the subject “Application QA2023” and attach a short motivation letter, scientific cv as well as diplomas (Bachelor/Master) preferably in a single PDF file. We are happy to receive additional documents highlighting your scientific style (e.g. in the form of a Master thesis).

Feel free to contact us directly about potential research topics.