Postdoctoral position in theoretical quantum metrology and sensing

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Saturday, December 31, 2022

A theory postdoc position is available at Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), located in Daejeon, South Korea. We are looking for a highly motivated, well-qualified, and independent scientist who would be interested in theoretical quantum sensing and metrology. The successful applicant will be able to develop their academic career in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment, allowing diverse opportunities to work with other theorists and experimentalists at KRISS or other places in South Korea. With a flexible starting date, the initial term of appointment is two years (1+1) and renewable on a yearly basis contingent upon funding and successful performance. The position will be open until filled.

Applicants should have obtained a Ph.D. degree within the last five years or soon to be completed in physics, mathematics, computer science or related fields. A strong background in theoretical quantum optics and quantum information science is required. Also, proven expertise in analytical and numerical methods in specific research topics/fields including quantum parameter estimation, Bayesian parameter estimation, multi-parameter estimation, quantum illumination/radar/lidar and quantum imaging are highly valued in addition to good communication and writing skills.

For application, please send an email to Dr. Changhyoup Lee ( with
- curriculum vitae
- list of publications
- names and email addresses of at least two senior scientists for reference
- short statement of research interests and plans

Any informal enquiries are also very welcome.