Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Theory Center

Position ID:Jlab-THECTR-QC2021 [#18750, 12275]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Quantum Computing
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Newport News, Virginia 23606, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Nuclear Theory
Lattice Field Theory
Quantum Computing
Appl Deadline:2022/01/03 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/06/03, finished 2022/05/04)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Theory and Computational Physics group at Jefferson Lab expects to have a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position beginning immediately. A later start date is possible. The successful candidate will join a program of research and development of novel algorithms for quantum computations within the Department of Energy’s Codesign Center for Quantum Advantage, and supporting the Jefferson Lab 12 GeV and the future Electron Ion Collider programs in Nuclear Physics.

Applicants must upload (1) your cv, (2) three letters of recommendations, (3) research interest, and (4) a publication list through this Academic Jobs Online posting. The applicant must also apply to Jefferson Lab’s online application tracking system for Postdoctoral Research Positions at and Job Id #12275. Review of applicants will begin immediately till the position is filled.

JSA will not sponsor H1B visas for this position

Position Requirements * A PhD in an appropriate area of computational physics is a prerequisite, together with a record of publications in leading journals and talks at workshops and conferences. * Experience with calculations using Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics methods are desired. * Software development to support lattice Quantum Chromodynamics calculatios. * Research into improved methods to support lattice Quantum Chromodynamics calculations.

Mental Requirements • Ability to comprehend, formulate, and communicate highly abstract concepts • Ability to express or exchange complex ideas by means of spoken and written communication • Ability to analyze and interpret complex data and develop models

Physical Requirements • Ability to traverse across various locations on the laboratory site and access work areas • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds frequently and 25 pounds occasionally • Ability to stoop, bend over and climb ladders • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods • Visual capabilities sufficient to use computer workstations, read documents, and see safety alarms • Auditory capabilities to hear safety alarms

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the JSA’s equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

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Further Info:
Jefferson Lab
12000 Jefferson Avenue
Cebaf Center, Suite 1, MS12H2
Newport News, VA, 23606