U. Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Quantum Science

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Monday, November 15, 2021

The Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE), Computer Science Department (CS) and Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) at the University of Chicago are seeking exceptional candidates for the Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Quantum Science. Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellows will have the opportunity to interact with physicists and computer scientists at the University of Chicago. Current senior members of the group include Aash Clerk, Laura Gagliardi, Giulia Galli, and Liang Jiang from the PME as well as Fred Chong and Bill Fefferman from the CS department. Fellowships are awarded for a duration of two years to outstanding young scientists and engineers, with the possibility of a third-year support. Applicants should have a strong background for pursuit of research in their area of interest. Successful candidates are encouraged to collaborate with members of the broad experimental quantum information program at the University of Chicago. Applications focused on collaborative and cross-disciplinary research are especially encouraged. To apply, submit a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), and a brief description of research interests and goals (description of research interests and goals not to exceed 1000 words). Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference. All materials are accepted only through the website listed below. Applications and letters will be considered at any time until the position is filled but should be received no later than November 15, 2021 to guarantee full consideration.

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