PhD-student position in the „Young Independent Researcher Group“

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Application deadline: 

Monday, September 30, 2019

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Young Independent Researcher Group (YIRG)

A PhD-student position is 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

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

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

We expect the position to start in November 2019.

To apply please send your CV and a 1-page motivation letter to:

Application deadline: 30th September 2019