Ph.D. position in theoretical quantum computing at Virginia Commonwealth University

The Quantum Computing Lab at Virginia Commonwealth University currently has a Ph.D. position available. Tuition and stipend are provided.

Requirements: A background in quantum mechanics or quantum computing is preferred but not necessary; the requirements are a Master's degree in theoretical computer science or a related field (such as mathematics), elementary linear algebra (vector spaces, eigenvalues and eigenvectors), and mathematical maturity.

Research areas: Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, quantum complexity theory (such as quantum Hamiltonian complexity), quantum algorithms, and non-local games.

Start date: The anticipated start date is August 2015, though this is flexible.

Deadline: Applications are currently being reviewed. For full consideration, the deadline for application is Jan 31, 2015.

Contact: Please contact Prof. Gharibian at sgharibian((at))vcu((dot))edu for more information and to apply.