Postdoctoral Appointee – Numerical Optimization and Theory for Quantum Networks
- Argonne National Laboratory
- Location: Lemont, USA
- Job Number: 7195258 (Ref #: 416828)
- Posting Date: Nov 21, 2023
The Mathematics and Computer Science division at Argonne National Laboratory seeks well-prepared candidates for a postdoctoral position in the study of quantum networks.
In this role you will develop, analyze, and implement numerical algorithms for entanglement purification and distillation protocols, error-correction and error-detection algorithms, and entanglement quantification for different quantum network architectures. You also work on quantum variational algorithms to be run on near-term quantum devices.
Research will be performed in close collaboration with leading scientists in applied mathematics and computer science. Researchers will have access to cutting-edge extreme-scale computing facilities. Argonne provides a collaborative, open-science environment where scientists from various disciplines are engaged in solving challenging fundamental and practical problems. We seek diversity in backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.
For more information about quantum research at ANL:
This position is available immediately, but there is flexibility in start dates.
US citizenship is not required.
- A recent or soon-to-be completed PhD (typically within the last 0-3 years) in applied mathematics, physics, computer science, industrial engineering, or related field.
- Interest in contributing to numerical software development.
- Expertise in one of: numerical optimization, entanglement in multi-partite quantum systems, quantum error correction/detection, and the theory of open-quantum systems.
- Ability to model Argonne's core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity, and teamwork.
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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