University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering

2228 14357
Position ID:UofC-PME-AASH2019A [#14357]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar - Clerk Group
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Quantum Information Science
Physics / Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/08/27, finished 2020/08/30)
Position Description:    

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The research group of Professor Aash Clerk (University of Chicago) invites applications for one or more open postdoctoral position in the general areas of theoretical quantum condensed matter physics, quantum optics and quantum information. Areas of interest include dynamics, control, topology and correlations in driven dissipative quantum systems, with a focus on superconducting circuits (circuit QED). More information on the interests of the group can be found at Applicants should have a strong background in either theoretical condensed matter physics or theoretical quantum optics.

This position is a full-time one-year appointment, with the option of renewal for a second year by mutual agreement. The nominal start date is January 1, 2020 (though earlier start dates are possible). Candidates interested in a position starting in the Fall of 2020 are also welcome to apply.

To apply, please submit a CV (including publications) and cover letter through AcademicJosbOnline. Applicants should also arrange to have two references sent in support of the application (again using AcademicJobsOnline). Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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