Two Postdoc positions for applications of machine learning in quantum information technologies

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Application deadline: 

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

We have opening for two theoretical postdoc positions (initially for two years with possible extensions) in the subject of machine learning applications in quantum information technologies. The projects include applications of machine learning in quantum simulation, quantum sensing and characterizing many-body systems in and out of equilibrium. The projects will be conducted in collaboration between three faculties, namely Profs. Xiaoting Wang, Zizhu Wang and Abolfazl Bayat, in the Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences (IFFS) at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) in Chengdu.


The candidates should be under the age of 35 and have a background in computer science, physics or mathematics. Previous experience with numerical methods in many-body quantum physics or optimization is highly desirable.

Salaries and benefits:

The starting salary is RMB 250000/year, or about 2500 euros per month after taxes. The salary is negotiable and can be significantly higher depending on the research experience of the candidate. The university also provides an annual RMB 10000 travel allowance and purchases medical insurance for all non-Chinese employees.

About IFFS:

Founded in June 2014, Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Science (IFFS) at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) is a comprehensive research institute focused on advanced high-level fundamental science of materials, device and systems design, engineering and technology innovations in electronics, photonics, information and biomedical technologies and related interdisciplinary areas of scientific research and technology development such as nano-materials and devices, quantum computing and biomedical informatics. More details can be found in:

How to apply:

The deadline for the application is 20 December 2019. To apply or enquiry about the details please send your CV to: