University of Oklahoma, Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:University of Oklahoma-Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy-PDAMO [#21857]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in AMO theory
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Norman, Oklahoma 73019, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Theoretical Physics / cold atom theory; condensed matter theory; ultraold quantum gases
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/05/31, listed until 2022/11/30)
Position Description:    

The Lewis-Swan atomic, molecular, and optical physics(AMO) theory group at the Center of Quantum Research and Technology (University of Oklahoma) invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher working on theoretical problems in quantum simulation and many-body non-equilibrium physics with arrays of Rydberg atoms. Topics of interest will include relaxation and transport in disordered spin models, information scrambling and entanglement. Work will be conducted in close collaboration with the experimental group of Prof. Grant Biedermann at the Center for Quantum Research and Technology.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or related area. Experience with Rydberg atoms, quantum simulation and many-body dynamics is favorable. The appointment is for up to three years, contingent on satisfactory performance and continued funding. The start date for the appointment is flexible, with potential to start immediately. Compensation for the position is competitive, with additional funding for travel available.

To apply, please send an application package to drbobsamo.jobs@gmail.com, containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including publications), brief statement of research interests and plans (up to two pages). You should include contact information for three letters of reference in your cover letter.

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For general questions, please contact Dr. Robert Lewis-Swan, lewisswan@ou.edu


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