Post-doc position in theory of free-space quantum communication

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, announces a post-doc position in theory of free-space quantum communication, funded within a European Space Agency project. The research will be applied to satellite-based quantum key distribution and experimental-theoretical collaboration with the leading experimental groups in the field is foreseen. The position is in the Quantum Communications sub-group, led by Dr. Vladyslav Usenko, within the Quantum Optics Theory group of prof. Radim Filip.

Applicants for the post-doc position are expected to possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field of study, have previous experience in theoretical quantum information and/or quantum optics and be capable of efficient communication in English.

An applicant should provide a structured CV, including list of publications and specifying research interests. Selected applicants will be then requested to provide copies of their diplomas and recommendation letters from their Ph.D. supervisors.

Applications or inquiries are to be emailed to Dr. Vladyslav Usenko (; the position is open until filled.

Post-doctoral position is offered for the period of one year starting from May 2019 with a possible extension.
The gross pay for the post-doctoral position is equivalent to ca. 2 000 Euro per month.

The successful candidates will join dynamic international research team at the Department of Optics (