Iowa State University, Physics

Position ID:Iowa State University-Physics-POSTDOC [#16792]
Position Title: Post Doc Research Associate- Condensed Matter Theory/Quantum Information
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ames, Iowa 50014, United States
Subject Area: Physics / +
Appl Deadline:2020/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2020/09/01, listed until 2021/03/01)
Position Description:    

Job Description: Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: The candidate will conduct research at the interface of condensed matter theory and quantum information science, as part of a research team led by Thomas Iadecola and Peter P. Orth. Potential research directions include the development of quantum computing algorithms for non-equilibrium dynamics in strongly correlated models with possible applications in many-body localization and non-linear response of quantum materials. This position is (partially) funded by a recent NSF grant “Variational Quantum Algorithms for Nonequilibrium Quantum Many-Body Systems”. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and will be able to communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences. The individual must be able to work effectively with team members.

This position is for one year with the possibility to extend for a second year upon mutual agreement.

Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to iadecola@iastate.edu and porth@iastate.edu

Required Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Condensed Matter Theory, Quantum Information Theory, or a related field completed by start date.

Preferred Qualifications: 1. Research experience in quantum many-body physics and/or quantum information science, 2. Strong analytical and/or numerical skills in techniques suited for the study of quantum many-body systems, 3. Strong verbal and written communication skills in English., 4. Potential for productive collaboration within the research team led by T. Iadecola and P. P. Orth.


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Contact: Peter ORth
Email: email
Postal Mail:
Physics Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
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