University of Maryland, Joint Quantum Institute/Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science

Fellowship ID:Maryland-Joint Quantum Institute/Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science-RQSPF [#19910]
Fellowship Title: RQS Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:College Park, Maryland 20742, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Quantum Information Science
Quantum Information Science / Theoretical Quantum Science
Computer Science / Theory
Appl Deadline:2021/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/04, finished 2022/06/04)
Description:   URMs  

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

The NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation ( seeks exceptional candidates for the RQS Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Institute is led by the University of Maryland and also includes members at Duke, Princeton, North Carolina State, and Yale Universities. Institute researchers use quantum simulation to gain insight into and take advantage of the rich behavior of complex quantum systems. Work at the Institute includes experimental and theoretical investigations of both analog and digital quantum simulation, and is organized into three major research challenges: verified quantum simulations, the interaction of quantum simulators with their environments, and scalable quantum simulations for science and technology. The Institute also works to train a quantum-capable workforce through various education and outreach programs.

RQS Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to work in close collaboration with one or ideally more than one senior investigator in the Institute. Successful applicants may focus on any topic related to quantum simulation, experimental or theoretical, and will have opportunities to collaborate with researchers at all of the member universities. Applicants are encouraged to review the recent work of Institute senior investigators and to contact them directly to inquire about possible collaboration. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

The term of appointment is two years with the possibility of extension for a third year, with a competitive salary plus benefits and a small stipend for research expenses. The application deadline for full consideration is December 1, 2021, but applications may be considered until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae including a complete publication list and a two-page Research Statement, and should arrange for three reference letters.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, or personal appearance.

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Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QuICS)
Institute for Advanced Computer Studies
3103 Atlantic Building
College Park, MD 20742