Postdoctoral researcher at Palacky University, Olomouc

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Department of Optics, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
31 December, 2018


Department of Optics, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
17. listopadu 12
Olomouc 77900
Czech Republic

The Group led by Prof. Radim Filip at Palacky University ( is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher in the area of theoretical quantum physics, quantum metrology and quantum non-Gaussian states of light and matter. Expertise with non-Gaussian quantum optics, quantum cavity/circuit electrodynamics and physics of trapped atoms/ions will be valued, but an open-minded researcher ready for a new challenge is most welcome.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in physics and ideally have a strong background in theoretical quantum physics and quantum technologies. He/she is expected to closely collaborate with a Korean group led by Prof. Hyunseok Jeong at Seoul National University ( inside the joint project and with a Danish group led by Prof. Ulrik Andersen at Danish Technical University ( at the experimental side.

The monthly salary is 40,000-50,000 czk before tax, and the appointed contract period is January 1. 2019 - December 31, 2021. Start of the contract can be postponed until March 1, 2019.

Two positions are available. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Early 2019 as the start date is preferable. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof. Filip (filip [at] optics [dot] upol [dot] cz), Prof. Jeong (jeongh [at] snu [dot] ac [dot] kr) or Dr. Park (kimpa [at] fysik [dot] dtu [dot] dk).

Interested candidates should email (i) a CV including a full list of publications together with (ii) a statement on their research experiences, interests and plans (within two pages) and (iii) a recommendation letter from the last position. The application should be sent to filip [at] optics [dot] upol [dot] cz.