University of Luxembourg, The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM)

Position ID:University of Luxembourg-The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM)-POSTDOC2 [#18973, : UOL04316 / NHpostdoc]
Position Title: 2-year postdoc on dynamics of non-Hermitian quantum systems
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Luxembourg, 1511, Luxembourg [map]
Subject Area: Theoretical Physics / Quantum information/quantum matter
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/07/19, listed until 2021/08/31)
Position Description:    

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The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. 
The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide. 

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in. 

Position open for a 2-year postdoc in the new group “Quantum Dynamics and Control” lead by Aurelia Chenu at the University of Luxembourg, with starting date October 1st, 2021. 

Your Role... 
Study open quantum systems from the non-Hermitian perspective. You should be inclined towards analytical analysis, although numerics will be equally developed during the project. Knowing tools of stochastic and spectral analysis is an asset. You will be closely interacting with one PhD student. 

What we expect from you… 
The postdoc fellow will be working on dynamics of non-Hermitian quantum systems. The applicant should be a creative and motivated researcher with: 

• Excellent analytical and numerical skills; 
• A high-quality PhD in Theoretical Physics; 
• Solid knowledge of Quantum Mechanics; 
• Good written and oral skills in English. 

We offer... 
A dynamic research unit in a recently created, quickly growing University; excellent working conditions in an international and inspiring environment; together with opportunities to participate regularly in scientific activities in Luxembourg and abroad (seminars, summer schools, conferences, etc). 

In Short... 
• Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month 
• Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week 
• Foreseen starting date: Between Nov. 1st, 2021 and Feb. 1st, 2022
• Location: Limpertsberg 
• Job Reference: UOL04316 / NHpostdoc 

How to apply... 
Applications should include: 

• Motivation letter, stating your experience and why you are interested in quantum dynamics; 
• Curriculum vitae (include year of birth); 
• Contact of two persons willing to send letters of recommendation; 
• Copies of diplomas and transcripts with grades. 

Applications will be processed upon arrival, and close on August 31th, 2021. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered. 

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff. 

In return you will get… 
Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
 • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure. 
A partner for societyand industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs … 

Further information... 
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