University of New Mexico, Center for Quantum Information and Control

Position ID:UNM-CQuIC-PDF [#20497, req16602]
Position Title: Post Doctoral Fellow - CQuIC
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline:2021/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/11/12, listed until 2022/05/12)
Position Description:    

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The Center for Quantum Information and Control (CQuIC, https://cquic.unm.edu/) at the University of New Mexico invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships in theoretical quantum information science (QIS) as part of the National Science Foundation’s Focused Research Hub in Theoretical Physics (FRHTP). CQuIC is an interdisciplinary QIS research center, with participating faculty from physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, and computer science. CQuIC’s research covers a broad range of foundational and applied investigations on topics including quantum computation, control, measurement, communication, and simulation. CQuIC is an active participant in the multi-institutional centers, newly launched under the National Quantum Initiative (NQI), including the NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute, “Quantum Systems through Entangled Science and Engineering” (Q-SEnSE), and the DOE “Quantum Systems Accelerator” (QSA). As a QIS “theory hub” CQuIC brings together community through hosting visitors, seminars, hot-topics workshops, and as the scientific home of the well-known Southwest Quantum Information and Technology (SQuInT) network.

FRHTP Postdoctoral Fellows will have the opportunity to pursue independent lines of research, to work with CQuIC faculty members, and to interact with leading researchers at CQuIC’s partner institutions, including nearby Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory, industrial partner Honeywell Quantum Solutions, and collaborators at NQI Centers. Q-SEnSE and the QSA. Fellows also participate in CQuIC’s hub activities, including hot-topics workshops and SQuInT.

A successful applicant must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in a discipline related to QIS by the time of employment. Candidates should have: (i) a demonstrated record of accomplishment in QIS and potential for research accomplishment at CQuIC; (ii) potential to contribute to center-wide research-training and FRHTP “hub activities”; (iii) potential to work productively with CQuIC faculty and partners; (iv) specific interest in CQuIC research areas; and (v) a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities. The initial term of appointment is two years with the possibility of extension to a third year, with a starting salary of at least $67,000 per year plus benefits and a substantial stipend for domestic and international travel and other expenses. Located in the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Center has contributed to research and education in quantum information theory for over 25 years. Albuquerque offers a rich cultural environment in a low cost-of-living city, with beautiful weather, hiking, nearby skiing, and other many other outdoor activities.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

·PhD in a discipline related to QIS by the time of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

·A demonstrated record of accomplishment in QIS and potential for research accomplishment at CQuIC ·Potential to contribute to center-wide research-training and FRHTP “hub activities” ·Potential to work productively with CQuIC faculty and partners ·Specific interest in CQuIC research areas ·A commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a CV (including list of publications) and a cover letter that clearly addresses points (i)-(v) above in the criteria for successful application. The cover letter should specify the names, affiliations, and e-mail addresses of three references, and ask each of their references to submit a letter of recommendation to cquic@unm.edu. Applicants must also submit a detailed statement of interest with a proposal for research as an FRTP Postdoctoral Fellow. Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best Consideration For best consideration, please apply by 12/1/2021. This position will remain open until filled.

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Contact: Center for Quantum Information and Control, 505-277-0111, 505-277-0111 (fax)
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