Postdoctoral Associate/Senior Research Associate

first_imgJob DescriptionThe successful candidates will join a vibrant research environmentin the quantum information group at Virginia Tech. There will beplenty of opportunities for collaboration with other members of thegroup and with some of the leading experimental and theory groupsaround the world. Our group is part of the newly established DOEQuantum Center “Co-design for quantum advantage”. The Postdoctoraland Senior Research Associate positions will also involveopportunities for travel (once scientific travel is restored andsafe) to present in conferences and to collaborate with othergroups. Postdoctoral and Senior Research Associates will conductresearch in the above areas and disseminate results in journalpublications and conference presentations. Senior ResearchAssociates will have additional responsibilities with mentoring thejunior group members and potentially assisting the PIs with grantmanagement.Required QualificationsPostdoctoral associate applicants must hold a Ph.D. in eitherQuantum Information Science, Theoretical Condensed Matter, AMOPhysics or a closely related field.Senior research associate applicants must hold a Ph.D. in arelevant field with prior postdoctoral experience. A strongbackground in Quantum Mechanics is necessary. Skills in programmingare necessary.Preferred Qualifications- Knowledge of concepts and techniques from Quantum InformationScience.- Experience with Python and Mathematica.Appointment TypeRestrictedReview DateDecember 10, 2020Additional InformationThe successful Candidate will be required to have a criminalconviction check.About Virginia TechDedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve),Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking ahands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to beleaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institutionthat enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout theworld, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicatedto knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers morethan 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eightundergraduatecolleges , a school ofmedicine , a veterinarymedicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The universityhas a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campusin Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus inRoanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices andresearchcenters . A leading global research institution, Virginia Techconducts more than $500 million in research annually.Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, orapplicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (includingpregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, geneticinformation, national origin, political affiliation, race,religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwisediscriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about,discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation ofother employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected bylaw.If you are an individual with a disability and desire anaccommodation, please contact Jackie Woodyard at [email protected] during regular businesshours at least 10 business days prior to the event.Advertised: November 24, 2020Applications close:last_img read more