Research Fellow (Quantum Information Processing/Quantum Many-Body Systems) at Queen's University Belfast

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Belfast, UK
26 July, 2013


Queen's University Belfast
United Kingdom

A postdoctoral position is available immediately for up to 33 months (from early September 2013), to undertake theoretical research in quantum effects in mesoscopic systems, including quantum many-body and hybrid systems.
Emphasis will be given, among other topics, to the thermodynamics of quantum devices.

Applicants will hold (or be about to obtain) a relevant PhD in one of the following fields:

  • Theoretical quantum optics;
  • Theoretical condensed matter physics;
  • Theoretical quantum information processing.

They will have a strong research experience in one or more of such areas. The successful applicant will become a member of the Quantum Technology group at Queen’s University Belfast (QTeQ) [], where they will work within the international team led by G. De Chiara, A. Ferraro, and M. Paternostro.

Anticipated interview date: Friday 9th August 2013

Salary scale: £30,424 - £39,649 per annum (including contribution points)

Closing date: Friday 26th July 2013

Informal enquiries can be sent to

m [dot] paternostro [at] qub [dot] ac [dot] uk

To apply online visit

or alternatively contact the Personnel Department, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 90973044 FAX: (028) 90971040 or e-mail on personnel [at] qub [dot] ac [dot] uk