Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Optical Quantum Information Processing, Seoul National University, South Korea

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Optical Quantum Information Processing

Quantum Information Science Group, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Quantum Information Science Group ( in Department of Physics and Astronomy ( at Seoul National University invite applications for a postdoctoral research fellow in theoretical optical quantum information processing. The successful applicant will perform theoretical research on optical quantum computing, error correction, communication, metrology, quantum information theory, quantum foundations and/or related topics. An ideal candidate would possess a strong background and research experiences in theoretical quantum optics, quantum information theory, optical quantum computation, error correction and/or quantum communication with a Ph.D. degree.

The appointment shall be for two years with a high possibility of extension subject to the scientific productivity and funding condition. The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. On-campus accommodations with reasonable rates are available for non-Korean researchers. Health and safety insurance and severance pay will be supported according to university regulations and employment laws. Additional financial support for research activities and necessary facilities will be provided.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until it is filled. Candidates short-listed for online interview will be contacted within 2 weeks from their application dates. The position shall be immediately available once the offer is made for the successful candidate while the starting date is negotiable.

Interested candidates should email (i) a CV including a full list of publications and (ii) contact details of three referees, together with (iii) a statement on their research experiences, interests and plans (within 4 pages but 2 pages could be sufficient) to: Further questions regarding this position should be directed to: Prof. Hyunseok Jeong at