Postdoctoral Researcher at University of New Orleans

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Monday, January 15, 2024

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 will be to perform theoretical research broadly drawn from the fields of quantum nonlocality, quantum information, and/or multi-party quantum networks. While this position is in the mathematics department, applications are actively encouraged from students and researchers with backgrounds in physics, computer science, electrical engineering, or other related fields. This theoretical project is part of a jointly funded collaboration with photonics experimentalist group of Lynden K. Shalm of NIST/CU-Boulder; as such, familiarity with quantum optics may be considered a plus but is not required for performing the research duties of the position. The expected start date is August 2024 though this is flexible. 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.

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, 2024 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a CV, brief cover letter, research statement, and contact information for at least 2 and not more than 4 references who would be willing to provide a recommendation letter. All applications must be submitted at the UNO Job site.