Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Quantum Control and Continuous Measurement, University of Southern California

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Thursday, September 6, 2012

A postdoctoral position is available in quantum information science at the University of Southern California in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering. This position is for a research project involving the theory of weak and continuous measurement, quantum trajectories, and closed-loop quantum control, under the supervision of Prof. Todd Brun. The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. in engineering, physics, computer science, or another related discipline, and have a solid background in this research area.

This postdoc will be part of a multi-university (MURI) team conducting basic and applied research on many aspects of quantum control, both theoretical and experimental, funded by the Army Research Office. This position will involve both collaboration with other team members and independent work, as well as research with Prof. Brun and his students. The postdoc will also be affiliated with the Center for Quantum Information Science and Technology (CQIST) at the University of Southern California.

To apply, send a CV and publication list, a brief statement of research interests and experience, and a list of three references with contact information, to Prof. Todd Brun, University of Southern California, EEB-502, 3740 McClintock Ave, Los Angeles CA 90089-2565 ( This position is intended to begin in Fall Semester 2012, but the starting date is negotiable. For full consideration, please apply by 7 September 2012, but the position will remain open until filled.

For more information about the positions, applicants may contact Todd Brun ( Follow the links for more information about the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering and CQIST.

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