Applications are open for a PhD position at the Technical University Berlin, starting from January 2020 or shortly after. The position will be available as part of a new ‘Quantum Cryptography & Communication’ group, funded by the DFG Emmy Noether program for Junior Independent Group Leaders, led by Dr. Anna Pappa.
– Research in quantum computing and cryptography
– Design of novel cryptographic and delegated quantum computation protocols
– Implementation of protocols on simulation platforms or remote quantum processors
– Collaboration with experimental groups
– Successfully completed university studies (master, diploma or equivalent) in the field of computer science or physics
– Good knowledge of quantum computing / cryptography
– Desired knowledge of algorithms and complexity, quantum mechanics, graph theory, information theory, error correction
– Experience in Python
– Knowledge of LaTeX
– Willingness to travel abroad for workshops and conferences
– Fluent English, spoken and written, knowledge of the German language is desired
The PhD candidate will be part of the Institute for Software and Theoretical Computer Science, and closely affiliated to the Chair of Security in Telecommunications, where relevant research is conducted on hardware security, quantum computation and quantum machine learning. Berlin is a very vibrant city, culturally and scientifically, and the PhD candidate will profit from the group’s involvement in several projects and collaborations, both national and international.
To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Furthermore, qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The position is funded at 100% of salary scale TV-L 13.
How to apply
Please send your application with the usual documents (in particular CV and certificates) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. At a later stage, applicants may also be requested to provide reference letters.
Technical University Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin - An-Institut Telekom Innovation Laboratories Fakultät IV Ernst-Reuter-Platz 7,
10587 Berlin, Germany
Published on November 22, 2019