Research Associate in Physics
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-05
The Department of Physics at the University of Virginia invites applicants for a post-doctoral research associate position to work in quantum optics and quantum information.
The successful candidate will join the Quantum Fields and Quantum Information group, under the direction of Prof. Olivier Pfister, and will conduct experimental research (and, possibly, theoretical research) on the implementation of quantum computing using continuous-variable quantum optics.
The successful candidate will be expected to work independently and in teams, assisting with advising graduate students, depending on the project.
QUALIFCATION REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a PhD degree in experimental Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics by the appointment start date. Strong knowledge of nonlinear optics, quantum optics, and quantum information is required. Experience with continuous-variable quantum information is a definite plus but is not required.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and the contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters.
Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.
This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
For additional information about the position, please contact Olivier Pfister, Professor, at email@example.com.
For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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