Applications are invited for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher to work with Peter Bierhorst at the University of New Orleans located in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The duties of the postdoctoral researcher will be to perform research drawn from the fields of quantum information, quantum nonlocality, and/or applications to device-independent quantum information protocols. While this position is in the mathematics department, applications are welcomed from students and researchers with backgrounds in physics, computer science, or other related fields. This project is part of a jointly funded collaboration with Mark M. Wilde at Louisiana State University (LSU, located 80 miles/130 km from the University of New Orleans). The expected start date is August 2021 with some flexibility. The position will last for two years with the possibility of extension to additional years contingent on satisfactory performance and the availability of funding.
The University of New Orleans is a public research university located in cosmopolitan New Orleans, one of the world's most fascinating cities. The university hosts a diverse student body of 8,200 students in more than 60 undergraduate and pre-professional programs and 40 graduate programs.
Responsibilities: Perform research drawn from the fields of quantum information, quantum nonlocality, and/or applications to device-independent quantum information protocols.
Required Qualifications: The applicant must have completed a PhD in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or another related field upon the start of employment.
Closing Date: Applications received by January 15, 2021 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
How to Apply: All applications must be submitted at the University of New Orleans job site: https://www.uno.edu/careers/27911