Research Associate in Physics
Company: The Rector & Visitors of the University of Virgini
Posted on: November 16, 2021
The Department of Physics at the University of Virginia invites
applicants for a post-doctoral research associate position to work
in quantum optics and quantum information.
The successful candidate will join the Quantum Fields and Quantum
Information group, under the direction of Prof. Olivier Pfister,
and will conduct experimental research (and, possibly, theoretical
research) on the implementation of quantum computing using
continuous-variable quantum optics.
The successful candidate will be expected to work independently and
in teams, assisting with advising graduate students, depending on
QUALIFCATION REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a PhD degree in
experimental Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics by the
appointment start date. Strong knowledge of nonlinear optics,
quantum optics, and quantum information is required. Experience
with continuous-variable quantum information is a definite plus but
is not required.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at and attach a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and the
contact information for three individuals who can provide
professional reference letters.
Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on January
1, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled. The
University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to
This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed
for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon
available funding and satisfactory performance.
For additional information about the position, please contact
Olivier Pfister, Professor, at .
For questions about the application process, please contact Rich
Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at .
For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral
associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and
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