We invite applications for postdoctoral associate in theoretical Quantum Information Science in the Physics Department of Virginia Tech.
The focus of this position will be on quantum many-body dynamics, phases of matter in non-equilibrium and on noisy quantum devices. There will be an opportunity to test theoretical results on cloud quantum processors (Virginia Tech is in IBM’s Quantum Hub, which provides access to 20+ qubit devices).
The successful candidate will mainly work with Prof. Tianci Zhou, and is encouraged to interact and collaborate with other faculty, postdocs and students of the quantum information and condensed matter theory groups at Virginia Tech. The Postdoctoral Associate will have opportunities for travel to present in conferences and to collaborate with other groups. The Postdoctoral Associate will conduct research in the above areas and disseminate results in journal publications and conference presentations.
- Ph.D. in Quantum Information Science, Theoretical Condensed Matter, or a closely related field. Ph.D. must be awarded no more than four years prior to the effective date of appointment with a minimum of one-year eligibility remaining.
- Evidence of a publication record.
- Knowledge of concepts and techniques from Quantum Information Science and Theoretical Condensed Matter.
- Experience of programming and numerical simulation.
Commensurate with experience
Applicants should complete the application online at www.jobs.vt.edu and attach a cover letter of application addressing the applicant's qualifications for this position; current curriculum vitae; research statement; list of publications; and the names of three references. Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on 01/15/2023 and continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and offers a wide range of networking and development opportunities to women and minorities in science and engineering. For details, contact Ms. Jacqueline Woodyard, Physics Department, (540)231-7566, or call TTY 1-800-828-1120.
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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