University of Maryland, Maryland Center for Fundamental Physics

Position ID:Maryland-Maryland Center for Fundamental Physics-POSTDOC [#17020]
Position Title: Post-doc research associate in the interface of Nuclear Theory and Quantum Information Science
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:College Park, Maryland 20742, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Nuclear Theory
Physics / Quantum Information Science
Appl Deadline:2020/11/22 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/30, listed until 2021/03/30)
Position Description:    

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Applications are solicited for one postdoctoral position at the University of Maryland (UMD), College Park, focused on the interface of quantum information science, quantum field theory, and nuclear physics. The primary focus of the research will be on analog quantum simulations on near-term and future atomic and optical platforms for applications in nuclear and high-energy physics.

The post-doc researcher will work at the new Physical Sciences Complex on the campus of UMD, with a close proximity to a strong and diverse community of faculty, fellows, and researchers at the Maryland Center for Fundamental Physics (, the Joint Quantum Institute (, and the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science ( at the UMD.

The applicants are encouraged to send their application by Nov 22, 2020 for best consideration. The start date of the appointment is Fall 2021. The term of the position is two years which can be renewed for an extra year upon satisfactory performance and availability of funds. In addition to salary and benefits, the position includes a modest fund to cover research-related expenditures.

Please submit a cover letter, a CV including a list of publications, a research statement (no more than two pages), and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted through AJO. Your cover letter must state your particular areas of interest and expertise, and their relevance to the position described. For questions regarding the position, you may contact Prof. Davoudi at and Prof. Hafezi at

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, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
Department of Physics
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

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