Applications are invited for an EPSRC-funded postdoctoral position in quantum information theory at Heriot-Watt University, to work with Dr Erika Andersson on quantum digital signatures. The work concerns investigating the security of novel schemes for quantum digital signatures. The position is fixed-term and for 16 months, possibly 18 months, and the starting date is between 1 April 2013 and 31 September 2013 by mutual agreement.
The successful candidate will be part of a team working on quantum digital signatures; see P. J. Clarke et al., Nature Communications 3, 1174, 2012, or
for an example of our work.
For informal enquiries please contact Dr Erika Andersson at E.Andersson(at)hw.ac.uk. Please consult [http://www.hw.ac.uk/about/careers/job-opportunities/research-associate-i... the official job advert].
The deadline stated in the advert is 20 Feb; it might be extended to end of Feb, but this is not certain.