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COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE
RESEARCHER: THEORETICAL QUANTUM PHYSICIST (SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER) THREE YEAR FIXED TERM APPOINTMENT
SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY & PHYSICS DURBAN/PIETERMARITZBURG CAMPUS
REF NO.: CP24/2015
One of the focus areas of the South African Research Chair Initiative (SARChI) Chair in Quantum Information Processing and Communication is the theory of open quantum systems. To strengthen this focus area, we are seeking an additional researcher with expertise in modelling dissipation and decoherence within Markovian and non-Markovian approaches.
The incumbent will report to the SARChI Chair. Minimum Requirements:
PhD and postdoctoral experience (or similar research experience) in relevant field
Publication record in the fields of open quantum systems and quantum information
processing and communication
Expertise in the theory of open quantum systems and the analytical solution of quantum master equations for applications in quantum information processing and communication.
This appointment will be made in line with the University Guidelines/benchmarks which are available on the University Vacancies website on http://vacancies.ukzn.ac.za/Academic-Process-Proc-Guides.aspx
Enquiries and details regarding the post, as well as requests for a job profile may be directed to Professor F Petruccione: 031 260 2770 or email: Petruccione@ukzn.ac.za
The total remuneration package offered includes benefits.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 October 2015.
Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form and CV which is available on the Vacancies website at www.ukzn.ac.za. Completed forms and Curriculum Vitae may be sent to Recruitmentfirstname.lastname@example.org
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