Pot-doc and Ph.D.-student positions in quantum communication theory

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Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic
1 June, 2019


Palacky University
17. listopadu 12
Olomouc 77146
Czech Republic
Phone: +420585634248

Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, announces one post-doc and one Ph.D.-student positions in theory of quantum information processing with photonic continuous variables, funded within EU Quantum Flagship and a national research project. The research will be applied to quantum communications and experimental-theoretical collaboration with the leading experimental groups in the field is foreseen. The positions are in the Quantum Communications sub-group, led by Dr. Vladyslav Usenko, within the Quantum Optics Theory group of prof. Radim Filip.

Applicants for the post-doc position are expected to possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field of study, have previous experience in theoretical continuous-variable quantum information and/or quantum optics.

Applicants for the Ph.D. position are expected to have a Master’s or equivalent degree in a relevant field of study.

All applicants are expected to be capable of efficient communication in English.

An applicant should provide a structured CV, including list of publications and specifying research interests.

Selected applicants will be then requested to provide copies of their diplomas and recommendation letters from their Ph.D./Master supervisors.

Applications or inquiries are to be emailed to Dr. Vladyslav Usenko (usenko [at] optics [dot] upol [dot] cz); the positions are open until filled.


  • Post-doctoral position is offered for the period of two years starting from January 2019 with a possible one-year extension.
  • Ph.D.-student position is offered for the period of four years starting from January 2019.
  • The gross pay for the post-doctoral position is equivalent to ca. 2 000 Euro per month.
  • The gross pay for the Ph.D.-student position is equivalent to ca. 1 200 Euro per month.

The successful candidates will join dynamic international research team at the Department of Optics (http://optics.upol.cz) in the beautiful university town of Olomouc with vibrant student life.