Postdoctoral research fellow in Short-Range Quantum Connections

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Palacky University
31 December, 2020


Palacky University Olomouc
Czech Republic

Postdoctoral research fellow in Short-Range Quantum Connections 

Faculty of Science, Palacky University in Olomouc is looking for a suitable candidate for a post-doc position. 

Place of work: Department of Optics (information about Team is at
Work load: 1,0 (full-time)

Start of job: January 1, 2021 and later

Duration of the contract: 12-24 months

Application deadline: 

December 31, 2020

Job description:

The postdoc will theoretically analyze the possibility to optically couple steady quantum gates and devices at a short distance. The task includes an optimization of quantum non-Gaussian states of light to interconnect atomic and solid-state systems and development of feasible strategies to reduce optical transmission errors. EU project ShoQC ( will support this activity for 2 years. The postdoc will intensively collaborate with Dr. Lukas Lachman and experimental ShoQC partners abroad. Prof. Dr. Radim Filip will lead the project work and will be a mentor for this position. 


Ph.D. in Quantum Physics;
Specialization and track-record in quantum optics, quantum information, light-atom interaction, superconducting circuits or solid-state quantum systems

Ability to communicate and write in English.

We offer:

Modern working environment with state-of-the-art equipment;
Gross monthly salary 45,000 CZK including health and social insurance + potential bonuses based on performance;
Catering allowance, 28 days of holiday and additional benefits.
Please send your application per e-mail to filip [at] optics [dot] upol [dot] cz:

Structured CV;
List of publications;
Motivation letter;
Scan of diplomas;
References for possible recommendation letters;

Under exceptional circumstances, the enunciator reserves the right not to fill a certain position or cancel the tender completely without stating a reason.

Deadline for submitting the application is December 31, 2020.