Postdoc position in Open Quantum Systems and Quantum Information at KZN node of NITheP, Durban, SA

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Monday, July 30, 2012

National Institute for Theoretical Physics KZN Node

Postdoctoral Fellow (1 position)
(Two-year Contract)

The KZN node of the South African National Institute for Theoretical Physics (NITheP) has one postdoctoral vacancy in the field of Open Quantum Systems and Quantum Information Processing and Communication.

The appointment will be made within the structure of the University of KwaZulu-Natal on a two-year contract basis, with the possibility of renewal for one additional year.

Duties: Maintaining a vigorous research programme • being involved with supervision and tutoring at graduate level.
Requirements: A relevant doctorate of high standing • a developing research record and demonstrated research potential.
Commencement of duties: 1 October 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Closing date: Review of applications will begin on 31 July 2012 and continue until the position is filled.
Enquiries: Prof Francesco Petruccione on +27 31 260 2770 or at
Webpage: and

Applications must include a complete CV, publication list, description of present and future research interests and copies of relevant degree certificates. Applications to be e-mailed to