Louisiana State University, Office of Human Resource Management

Position ID:Louisiana State University-Office of Human Resource Management-PS [#27139, R00090936]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher or Senior Postdoctoral Researcher
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, United States
Subject Area: Condensed Matter Physics / Quantum Information
Appl Deadline: (posted 2024/02/07, listed until 2024/03/31)
Position Description:    

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We are seeking outstanding candidates for the role of a Postdoctoral Researcher or Senior Postdoctoral Researcher for the theoretical modeling of superconducting qubit devices and

hybrid quantum material systems with applications to quantum information science.

The postdoctoral researcher responsibilities will include conducting theoretical research on novel superconducting quantum information devices and material platforms, as well as numerical

modeling of device data obtained from collaborations with experimental groups. Additionally, the researcher will assist in the mentoring graduate students, publish papers and present at conferences.

The Senior postdoctoral researcher responsibilities will also include leading theoretical research on novel superconducting quantum information devices and material platforms, as well as mentoring graduate students.

Minimum qualifications: (Both) Ph.D. in physics (Senior level) three years of related experience.

The position will be a part of the “Theory of Quantum Circuits & Materials“ group led by Professor Constantin Schrade. Applicants are encouraged to visit our group’s website

(www.constantinschrade.com) for more information on our research focus and directions. For any inquiries about the position, please contact Professor Constantin Schrade directly at cschrade@lsu.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is for up to two years, with a possibility to extending the contract further.

Additional Information:

The “Theory of Quantum Circuits & Materials“ at LSU is a newly established theoretical research

group that works at the exciting intersection of superconducting quantum devices and quantum

materials. As a senior member of the group, you will have the unique opportunity to contribute to shape a welcoming group culture and you will significantly contribute to our overarching of goals developing new applications of quantum circuits and materials for quantum information applications. Moreover, you will also have the opportunity to acquire co-supervision experience for graduate students and other junior researchers.

Our group is part of the LSU’s Department of Physics & Astronomy and the Hearne Institute of

Theoretical Physics, which focuses on cutting-edge research across many domains relevant to

quantum information and material science. Moreover, through the group of Professor Jim Sauls

(Hearne Chair of Theoretical Physics), LSU’s Department of Physics & Astronomy is closely linked

to the DOE’s Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center.

LSU is situated in Baton Rouge, Louisiana's vibrant capital, known for its rich cultural and culinary scene, mild winters, and proximity to the New Orleans metropolitan area.

Additional Job Description: Special Instructions: Please attach ALL documents under the Resume/CV section of your application. Provide a one-page cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), complete list of your publications and three researcher references whom you have closely collaborated with including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

Official transcripts are required prior to hire. For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact Constantin Schrade at cschrade@lsu.edu.

Additional Position Information: Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Positions approved to work outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and SAME Agency: LSU is designated as a State As a Model Employer (SAME) agency and provides assistance to persons needing accommodations or with the accessibility of materials. For those seeking such accommodations or assistance related to this search, we encourage you to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

HCM Contact Information: For questions or concerns related to updating your application with attachments (e.g., resumes, RS:17 documents), date of birth, or reactivating applications, please contact the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or email HR@lsu.edu. For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact the department using the information provided in the Special Instructions section of this job posting.


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