UE7, £34,304 - £40,927 per annum College of Science and Engineering, School of Informatics Fixed-term, Full time Available for 18 months (or fixed term until 30/11/2024) 1 post available A post-d
UE7, £34,304 – £40,927 per annum
College of Science and Engineering, School of Informatics
Fixed-term, Full time
Available for 18 months (or fixed term until 30/11/2024)
1 post available
A post-doctoral Research Associate position is available at the quantum group lead by Professor Elham Kashefi at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh ( https://ekashefi.wordpress.com/group/ ). The position would be part of the collaborative program between University of Edinburgh quantum team ( http://web.inf.ed.ac.uk/quantum-informatics ), Quantum Internet Alliance ( http://quantum-internet.team/ ) and the Quantum Information team at Sorbone Universite ( https://www.quantuminfolip6.fr/ ).
The global vision of the program is the development of real-world applications for emerging quantum devices (computing and communication). In the core layer we address the key challenge of hiding, certifying, verifying, monitoring and benchmarking distributed quantum computation processing beyond the classical regime. This will provide us the crucial interface between our target Applications (in secure multiparty protocols such as voting, blockchain, and cloud computing) and Implementations (purpose-built scalable photonics hardware).
Knowledge, skills and experience
- PhD (or near completion) in Physics, Computer Science or Mathematics.
- Candidates must have a strong background in quantum information, quantum computation or quantum/classical cryptography).
- Proven expertise in the techniques needed to undertake the research in question.
- Demonstrated quality of research performance.
- Ability to communicate complex information clearly, orally and in writing.
- Experience in the specific area of quantum verification, quantum delegated computing, quantum fault tolerance, error correcting codes, protocol design and security analysis.
- Candidates should be also interested to work in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment and it will be an asset if the candidate is willing to travel to explore collaboration between the partners of the project.
Feedback is only provided to interviewed candidates.
For informal enquiries please contact: Prof. Elham Kashefi : email@example.com
Please ensure a CV and supporting statement is provided in your application.
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