Endress Postdoc Cluster, University of Basel

Position ID:UniBas-Endress Postdoc Cluster-PD [#10828]
Position Title: Georg H. Endress Postdoctoral Fellows in Quantum Science and Quantum Computing
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Basel, Basel-Stadt 4055, Switzerland [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Experimental Physics, Condensed Matter Experiment, Condensed Matter Physics, Condensed Matter Theory, Experimental Condensed Matter, Materials Science, Physics, Quantum Computing, Quantum Information Science, Quantum Science, theoretical condensed matter physics, Theoretical Physics
Quantum Information Science
Quantum Computing
Appl Deadline:2018/03/01 finished (posted 2018/02/05, finished 2018/11/11)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Call for Georg H. Endress Postdoc Fellows

Basel-Freiburg Center for Quantum Science and Quantum Computing QSC

EUCOR – The European Campus 

The Center for Quantum Science and Quantum Computing (QSC) of the Universities of Basel (Switzerland) and Freiburg (Germany), embedded in EUCOR – The European Campus, invites applications for up to ten Georg H. Endress Postdoc Fellowships to start in 2018. The Center seeks to attract outstanding and highly motivated early-career scientists in QSC to engage in cutting-edge projects involving existing research groups at Basel and Freiburg. The ideal Georg H. Endress Fellow has recently finished a PhD in experimental or theoretical physics (or related areas) and is eager to shape the academic environment in research and teaching at both nodes. Fellows will be appointed typically for up to three years, and will be selected on the basis of scientific excellence as well as quality and innovative potential of proposed research in the QSC target areas of the Center, such as quantum information processing (quantum computation, simulation, and metrology), quantum technologies, complex quantum systems, quantum materials, and other emerging topics in quantum science.

The Georg H. Endress Postdoc Cluster at the Basel-Freiburg Center for QSC on EUCOR – The European Campus is a dedicated ten-year initiative to foster and educate outstanding young scientists to provide the academic talent and technology skills for the rapidly developing field of QSC. The Georg H. Endress Fellows will complement and expand the present strategic strengths in research at the Center. We are aiming broadly at the 2nd generation of quantum technologies, exploring control of the quantum properties of elementary building blocks, and of their orchestrated interaction, to enhance targeted functional properties upon integration. The Center expects to support and host up to ten Georg H. Endress Fellows in any given year for ten years, starting in March 2018.

Applications contain the candidate’s CV and a short (up to two pages) research statement, in one pdf document. The research statement should identify one or more QSC-PI (for a list of PIs, see https://Endress-Fellows.unibas.ch) the candidate would like to work with, and suggest a potential partner group with complementary expertise at the respective other QSC node if possible. Furthermore, candidates are requested to arrange for two confidential letters of reference, which need to bear the authors institutional letterhead and (digital) signature. Applications and reference letters shall be submitted online, via academicjobsonline.org. Women scientists are particularly encouraged to apply.

The first fellowships will be announced in March 2018, with application deadline March 1st, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted and evaluated throughout the year until the positions are filled. For further information, please visit https://Endress-Fellows.unibas.ch or contact us on endress-fellows@unibas.ch.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Georg H. Endress Post Doc Cluster
Department of Physics
University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 82
4056 Basel

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