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Postdoc Position in Synthetic Quantum Matter

University of Cologne, Germany

» Contributing — by bringing also own ideas to the pool — to the recent research lines in the Synthetic Quantum Matter group led by M. Rizzi, like:
– two-dimensional quantum many-body systems, with focus on frustration effects and entanglement properties
– quantum simulation schemes, in- and out-of-equilibrium, not only for analog platforms but also for circuit-based ones
– development of tensor networks techniques at all levels, including automated exploration of phase diagrams
– development of quantum optimal control schemes for
many-body systems, in close collaboration with PGI-8
» Regularly interacting with theoretical and experimental partners inside the Institutes at UoC & FZJ, within the Collaborative Research Center 183 “Entangled States of Matter” and the Cluster of Excellence “ML4Q — Matter & Light for Quantum Computing”, and also within the extensive network of EU and German projects of the PGI-8
» Mentoring junior group members, participating to teaching activities and playing a leadership role in research directions
» Actively participating to in research project writing and management processes
The position is available as soon as possible on a full-time basis (39,83 hours per week). It is limited for two years, with possibility for an extension. If the applicant meets the relevant wage require- ments and personal qualifications, the salary is based on remune- ration group 13 TV-L of the pay scale for the German public sector.

How to apply

Please apply online in English with proof of the sought-after quali- fication (a cover letter (statement of research), a full CV, academic certificates and transcripts (bachelor, master, PhD) and any other supporting certificates, as well as the contact details of professionals to whom we may ask a letter of reference) without photo under: The reference number is Wiss2301-05. The application deadline is 22.02.2023. Later submissions might be considered until the position is filled. The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities/ special needs or of equal status.

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Published on January 30, 2023

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