Postdoctoral position in quantum information in Berlin

Job type: 

Application deadline: 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Research group: 

Quantum information and quantum many body theory (Jens Eisert)

We invite applications for a postdoctoral position in quantum information theory at the Free University of Berlin. The position is partially funded by the PASQuanS project of the Quantum Flagship initiative, securing additional scientific visibility. The successful candidate will work as part of the research group led by Professor Jens Eisert at the FU Berlin. The position is a full E13 position initially for two years, but may be extended. Berlin is - as the capital of Germany - one of the science hubs of Europe, and consistently ranked as one of the most attractive cities in Europe to live in.

For an overview of research activities of the group, see this link:

https://www.physik.fu-berlin.de/en/einrichtungen/ag/ag-eisert/research

We are an active, vibrant, world leading and international research group with a culture of open discussion, creative interdisciplinary thought and substantial international collaborations. Possible research topics are

- quantum simulation,
- tensor networks,
- near-term quantum circuits and quantum machine learning,
- quantum system identification, benchmarking and tomography,
- Hamiltonian complexity,
- quantum error correction.

Applicants must have demonstrated outstanding research accomplishments in the past. Candidates must hold a PhD degree in physics, mathematics or computer science. Interested candidates are invited to submit

- a letter indicating their main research interests,
- a detailed curriculum vitae,
- a list of publications,
- the electronic (email) contact details of two potential referees.

To check out research careers of past group members, see this link:

https://www.physik.fu-berlin.de/en/einrichtungen/ag/ag-eisert/people/past

All applications should be sent in electronic form to jense@physik.fu-berlin.de with the key word "Postdoc2019" in the subject line. Review of the applications will continue until the positions are filled. Early submissions are appreciated.