Postdoctoral positions at the University of Latvia

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Applications are invited for postdoctoral positions in the group of Andris Ambainis at the Faculty of Computing, University of Latvia. Our research group is interested in the following research topics:
- quantum algorithms and complexity theory;
- quantum communication, quantum information theory and cryptography;
- connections between quantum computing and classical computer science;
- using ideas from quantum information to study physical systems (quantum Hamiltonian complexity).

We are looking for candidates with an interest in one or more of these topics. Candidates should have a background in the theory of quantum information (in a broad sense) or classical computer science.

Applicants should send their CV (including contact data of possible references) to Andris Ambainis ( Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. The appointment will be for a period of 2 or 3 years.

The positions will be funded by an Advanced Grant from European Research Council (ERC, Europe's organization for funding top-level scientists) and grants from EU's Future and Emerging Technologies program.