University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering

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Prize ID:UofC-PME-QTPDF [#15708]
Prize Title: Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Quantum Science
Prize Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Quantum Information Science
Computer Science
Quantum Information Science
Appl Deadline:2020/01/20 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/12/11, finished 2020/07/26, listed until 2020/06/11)

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The Chicago Quantum Exchange(CQE), Computer Science Department (CS) and Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) at the University of Chicago is seeking exceptional candidates for the Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Quantum Science.

Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellows will have the opportunity to interact with both computer scientists and physicists at the University of Chicago. Current senior members of the group include Aash Clerk, Giulia Galli, and Liang Jiang from the PME as well as Fred Chong and Bill Fefferman from the CS department. Fellowships are awarded for a duration of two years to outstanding young scientists and engineers, with the possibility of a third year support. Applicants should have a strong background for pursuit of research in their area of interest. Successful candidates are encouraged to collaborate with members of the broad experimental quantum information program at the University of Chicago (see here) . Applications focused on collaborative and cross-disciplinary research are especially encouraged .

To apply, submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a brief description of research interests and goals (description of research interests and goals not to exceed 1000 words). Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference. All materials are accepted only through the website listed below. The reviewing process will start on January 20th, 2020, but applications may be considered until the positions are filled.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

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Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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