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Postdoctoral Fellow in Quantum Computation and Simulation

The Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the University of Barcelona

The Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the University of Barcelona (ICCUB) is seeking a
Postdoctoral Fellow in Quantum Computation and Simulation for its Unit of Excellence
Maria de Maeztu postdoctoral positions. Find out more positions in related areas here.
The ICCUB is an interdisciplinary center with more than 60 long term scientists, 20
engineers and 80 postdoctoral researchers (55% international) and PhD students
(30% international) offering an international and multicultural environment. The
ICCUB also hosts a vibrant fundamental research program in cosmology,
astrophysics and particle physics, with a strong technology unit supporting our
participation in international collaborations in observational astronomy and
experimental particle physics.
Job description
The candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in physics, mathematics, computer
science, or any related area.
A strong background in one or several of the following topics will be especially
Quantum many-body theory, Quantum Simulation, Ultracold atomic gases, Tensor
Networks, Quantum information inspired approaches to field and gauge theories,
Quantum computation, Quantum Optics and Nanophotonics.
Faculty members of our group working in these areas include Maria Moreno-Cardoner, Muntsa Guilleumas, Sofyan Iblisdir, Bruno Julia-Diaz y Luca Tagliacozzo.
The priority lines of the Maria de Maeztu proposal can be found on the Institute web site.
To know more about the research interests of the ICCUB, please visit the institute web.
Employment conditions:
The position is for two years renewable for a third year depending on performance and
Gross annual salary will be in the range of 32 to 36 k€, with included social security and public healthcare benefits, covering spouse and children.
The position is expected to begin no later than the fall of 2021, although exceptions can
be made in cases of maternity/paternity or other special circumstances.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
ICCUB offers and promotes a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes
applicants regardless of age, disability, gender, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation (for additional information please see the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Commission described in the Institute web) . Job seekers in need of special support to complete the
application process should call or email with their request.
Applications should be uploaded in here before December 8th to receive full
consideration, but those uploaded later will also be considered until positions are
The position is financed by the State Agency for Research of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation through the “Unit of Excellence María de Maeztu 2020-2023”
award to the Institute of Cosmos Sciences (CEX2019-000918-M).
The Unit of Excellence Maria de Maeztu recognition has been awarded by the
Spanish Government in 2020 for the second time to the ICCUB, as a center with highly competitive strategic research programs in the frontiers of knowledge.

How to apply

Documents that will be required for your application are: ● Curriculum Vitae ● Research Description and Plan (maximum 6 pages) ● Three letters of recommendation ● URL to publications in a public database All applications must be submitted online through the provided link. Inquiries about the application submission can be directed to Esther Pallares (

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Published on October 14, 2020

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