Research Associate in Quantum Computation, University of Cambridge UK

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Application deadline: 

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge UK.

Salary: £27,854 - £47,314 p.a.
Limit of tenure: up to 2.5 years
Closing date: 31 July 2013
Reference: LE01235

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics ( invites applications for a Post-doctoral Research Associate or Senior Research Associate to commence on 1st October 2013 (or another date by agreement). The successful candidate will be associated with the Centre for Quantum Information and Foundations of the University of Cambridge
Depending on qualifications and experience the appointment may be on the Senior Research Associate scale.

Applications are especially welcomed from highly motivated researchers with a PhD in mathematics, theoretical physics or theoretical computer science, having expertise in algorithmic or complexity theoretic aspects of quantum computation and information. Relevant areas include (but are not restricted to) the following:
- new quantum algorithmic techniques, quantum property testing;
- models of quantum computation (such as quantum walks, measurement based computation);
- complexity theoretic aspects of quantum many body systems;
- quantum computational resources beyond entanglement.

The position is associated with the recently established EC FP7-ICT network QALGO.
Limit of tenure: up to 2.5 years.

For any further queries on scientific details or requirements of the post, please contact Professor Richard Jozsa, email:

Applications should include a full CV, publications list, a summary of research interests (up to one page), and a completed form CHRIS 6 Parts I and III (downloadable from

Applications quoting reference LE01235 should be emailed or posted (to arrive by 31 July 2013) to:
Ms Virginia Mullins, DAMTP, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, Wilberforce Road,
Cambridge CB3 0WA, U.K. (Email:
Applicants should also arrange for three professional references to reach Ms Mullins by 31 July 2013.

Please quote reference LE01325 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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