Postdoctoral Research Associate - Quantum Communications (experiment and technology development - post 1)

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Toshiba Research Europe Ltd., Cambridge Science Park
27 July, 2015


Toshiba Research Europe Ltd., Cambridge Science Park Cambridge
United Kingdom
52° 12' 19.2132" N, 0° 7' 18.5412" E
Two new Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) posts are available in the area of quantum technologies, based in the newly established EPSRC Quantum Communications Hub which is led by the University of York. 
The successful candidates will be enthusiastic scientists or engineers who will contribute across this technology development spectrum.
Post 1 - Quantum communication networks: The PDRA will perform research and development for fibre optic quantum communication networks, at access and metro (within Cambridge) scales. The PDRA will also be responsible for the development, deployment and operation of quantum key distribution (QKD) technology in the UK Quantum Network being established by the Hub.  Work will be performed in collaboration with TREL, the University of Cambridge and other partners in the Hub.
Informal enquiries regarding the experimental and technology development PDRA post based at TREL, Cambridge may be made to: 
Dr Andrew Shields (qcomm [at] crl [dot] toshiba [dot] co [dot] uk).
Informal enquiries regarding the Quantum Communications Hub may be made to:   Professor Tim Spiller (timothy [dot] spiller [at] york [dot] ac [dot] uk, +44(0)1904 322254).
The post is full-time (37 hours per week) and is available for a period of 24 months, with a view to an extension of a further 24 months.
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