Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Calgary's Institute for Quantum Information Science

Three two-year postdoctoral research associate positions are available immediately in the group of Barry Sanders, who is the iCORE Chair of Quantum Information Science and Director of the University of Calgary's Institute for Quantum Information Science (IQIS). Research foci are machine learning for quantum measurement, multi-partite quantum communication protocols, quantum simulation, electron transport in protein complexes, and theoretical support for the the experimental research groups of Drs Barclay, Lvovsky, and Tittel in IQIS. Two-year positions may be renewed for a third year depending on performance and continued funding.

The successful candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent in theoretical physics, an excellent research track record, strong written and oral communication skills, and extensive computer programming experience. Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a two-page statement of research plans addressing one or more of the above research foci, names and contact details for four referees, and a copy of the best publication authored or co-authored by the candidate so far. All application material must be emailed to IQIS Administrator Ms Nancy Jing Lu at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.