Postdoc (f/m/d) at Paderborn University

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Application deadline: 

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Paderborn University is a high-performance and internationally oriented campus universi-ty with around 20,000 students. In interdisciplinary teams, we shape future-oriented re-search, innovative teaching and the active transfer of knowledge to society. As an im-portant research and cooperation partner, the university also shapes regional develop-ment strategies. We offer our more than 2,600 employees in research, teaching, technology and administration a lively, family-friendly and fair working environment with short deci-sion-making processes and a wide range of opportunities. Join us to invent the future!
With the Institute for Photonic Quantum Systems (PhoQS), Paderborn University wants to estab-lish an international research centre in the field of photonic quantum technologies. The aim is to develop new technologies for photon-based quantum applications as well as new theoretical and experimental concepts and research approaches. Ultimately, the focus is on understanding and controlling photonic quantum simulators and quantum computers.

In the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics, the Institute of Com-puter Science - Department "Codes and Cryptography" - has a vacancy for a

Postdoc (m/f/d)
(salary is according to 13 TV-L)

position with 100% of the regular working hours within the framework of the MKW (Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia) NRW project "Photonic Quantum Computing (PhoQC)". The employment is initially limited to three years and is based on the legal regulations of the WissZeitVG.

Your duties and responsibilities are:

- Complexity-theoretical analysis of boson sampling-like experiments.
- Development of quantum algorithms using boson sampling for practical applications
- Development and analysis of theoretical frameworks for universal quantum computing based on quantum photonics

Hiring requirements:

- Completed PhD in computer science, mathematics or physics or comparable qualification
It is expected that the applicant has experience in at least one of the following areas:

- Quantum algorithms
- Quantum complexity
- Theoretical quantum photonics
- Quantum information theory

Since Paderborn University seeks to increase the number of female scientists, applications of women are especially welcome. In case of equal qualification and scientific achievements, they will receive preferential treatment according to the North Rhine-Westphalian Equal Opportuni-ties Policy (LGG), unless there are cogent reasons to give preference to another applicant. Part-time employment is possible. Likewise, applications of disabled people with appropriate qualifi-cation are explicitly requested. This also applies to people with equal status according to the German social law SGB IX.
Please send your application including a CV (preferably in a single pdf file) using the Ref. No. 6207 by
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