Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Theoretical Physics

Position ID:MIT-CTP-POSTDOC [#16921, CTPQI-2020]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Quantum Information Science/Quantum Computing
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Quantum Computing, Quantum Computation, Quantum Information Science
Appl Deadline:2020/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/18)
Position Description:    

The MIT Center for Theoretical Physics hopes to make one or more postdoctoral appointments in the theory of Quantum Information Science / Quantum Computing to begin September 1, 2021. Current senior members of the group include Soonwon Choi, Isaac Chuang, Edward Farhi, Jeffrey Goldstone and Aram Harrow in the Physics department as well as Peter Shor in Math, Seth Lloyd in Mechanical Engineering, and Anand Natarajan in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The interests of this group cover almost all areas of the field and we seek applicants coming from all areas. Apply to the position at Applications should include a CV, statement of research interests, a list of publications, and the names of three senior researchers who will provide letters of recommendation. MIT is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

There are also postdoctoral positions available in the CTP in nuclear theory ( and high-energy theory ( Candidates whose research aligns with more than one of these areas, or who are unsure if their research fits the description for a given position, are encouraged to apply for all CTP positions that may be relevant to them. The CTP seeks a broad and diverse applicant pool, and welcomes applications from candidates at the intersections of (sub)fields.

For full consideration, applications should be received by 11.59pm US Eastern time on November 15, 2020, including all letters of recommendation. The application will request that you select which faculty you are most likely to interact with scientifically; this is a required question, and if you do not answer it then your application will be considered incomplete.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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Center for Theoretical Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 6-307
Cambridge, MA 02139

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