University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering

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Prize ID:UofC-PME-QPDF2023 [#26364]
Prize Title: Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship. Theoretical Quantum Science
Prize Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Computer Science
Quantum Condensed Matter Theory
Quantum Information Science
Quantum Computing
Quantum Optics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/10/24, listed until 2024/04/24)
Description:   URMs  

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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 are seeking exceptional candidates for the Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Quantum Science. Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellows will have the opportunity to interact with physicists and computer scientists at the University of Chicago. Current senior members of the group include Aash Clerk, Laura Gagliardi, Giulia Galli, and Liang Jiang from the PME as well as Fred Chong and Bill Fefferman from the CS department; in addition Ruben Verresen will join the PME in the fall of 2024. Fellowships are awarded for a duration of two years to outstanding young scientists and engineers, with the possibility of a third year of support. Applicants should have a strong research background 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. Applications focused on collaborative and cross-disciplinary research are especially encouraged. To apply, submit a curriculum vitae (including 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 AcademicJobsOnline. Applications and letters will be considered at any time until the position is filled but should be received no later than December 4, 2023 to guarantee full consideration.

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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