Postdoctoral position in quantum estimation theory

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Application deadline: 
Monday, May 13, 2019

Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, announces a postdoctoral position in the field of quantum estimation theory. The main objective of the project is to develop new techniques or use the existing state-of-the-art methods of quantum estimation theory to some physical applications, such as quantum communication, quantum cryptography, quantum metrology or interferometry with active elements. Applicants are welcome with a background in information theory or in any of the mentioned fields of application.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in physics or a relevant field of study, ideally have a strong background in theoretical quantum physics and be capable of efficiently communicating in English. The appointed contract period is up to the end of 2021, with a monthly salary of 40,000-50,000 CZK before tax. The start date of the contract can be agreed upon, the summer or autumn of 2019 is preferable. Evaluation of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should provide:
- a structured CV, including a list of publications;
- the names and contacts (e-mail) of two senior researchers who may provide references for the candidate;
- a statement about their research experience, specifying research interests.

Applications or inquiries are to be emailed to Dr. László Ruppert (ruppert at optics.upol.cz) and Prof. Radim Filip (filip at optics.upol.cz).