Postdoctoral position in Quantum Information in Madrid

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Monday, May 14, 2012

Postdoctoral position in Quantum Information in Madrid
This is a call for applications for a postdoc position of 2 years (with the possibility of extending it another 6 months) in the group led by Prof. David Perez-Garcia at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Candidates should have a PhD in Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science and an excellent research track. Though recommended, no prior knowledge of Quantum Information is required for the position. The main research aims associated to this position can be summarized in
1) To develop a theory of sequential and parallel compositions of quantum channels.
2) To give applications of such theory to quantum Shannon theory, quantum memories, secure communication, the emergence of classicality, quantum algorithms and simulations, quantum spin chains, complexity theory and/or entanglement theory.
The research will be done in collaboration with the groups of Prof. M. M. Wolf (Munich) and Prof. M. Christandl (Zurich), in the framework of the consortium CQC.

To apply, candidates have to send a CV to
The starting date is flexible, as long as it is before September 2012. The gross salary would be around 33000 euro per year.
For more information, feel free to contact me.

David Perez-Garcia
Departamento de Analisis Matematico
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
28040 Madrid