Postdoc position in Quantum Information at Queen's University Belfast

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Thursday, May 3, 2012

The Quantum Technology group (QTeQ, is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow! Applications are now open. Please, visit the Employer web page linked above where a description of your duties and the procedure to apply online are provided.
This post is available for 18 months (to start on the 1st of June 2012 or as soon as possible after this date) to investigate quantum mechanical effects at the mesoscopic scale. The work will be done under the EPSRC funding recently awarded to Dr. M. Paternostro (CTAMOP) under the "New Directions for EPSRC Research leaders" initiative and will imply the design of experimentally testable proposals for the revelation of mesoscopic quantumness. The fellow will be mentored by Dr. Paternostro and Dr. G. De Chiara, and will be a member of QTeQ and will be expected to participate actively to the activities of the group, including partial supervision of Master and PhD students.

Salary: £30,122-£39,257 per annum (including contribution points), and a rich allowance for traveling and conference attendance will be made available to the Fellow.

Closing date: 4 May 2012 (expected interview date: mid of May 2012 and decisions made at the end of the month)

Informal contact person: Dr. M. Paternostro, m.paternostro[at], telephone:+44 (0)2890976073