Post Doc in quantum optics and quantum information in Copenhagen

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Monday, April 1, 2024

One post doc position is available in the theoretical quantum optics group at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen. The position will be part of the quantum internet alliance, which is a European project aiming at building large-scale quantum networks. The post doc will participate in designing and modelling the prototype quantum internet that is scheduled to be built at the end of the project. Additionally, the post doc will work on making large entangled photonic states using quantum dots in waveguides.

The postdoc’s duties will include research within theoretical quantum options and quantum information. The post may also include performance of other duties.

Further information on the Department is linked at Inquiries about the position can be made to Professor Anders S. Sørensen

The position is open from 1 July 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a fixed-term position limited to a period of 2 years.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Terms of employment
The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include

- Curriculum vitae
- Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
- Research plan – description of current and future research plans
- Complete publication list
- Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers
- The deadline for applications is 1 April 2024, 23:59 GMT +2

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.

You can read about the recruitment process at

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