Research associate: quantum annealing for optimised planning and scheduling

University College London - UCL London Centre for Nanotechnology

We seek to appoint a post-doctoral researcher to work on the development and benchmarking of novel methods for optimised planning and scheduling using an experimental quantum annealer. The work at UCL is part of a multi-group collaboration between academia and industry and is funded jointly by EPSRC and Innovate UK. UCL’s partners in the project are BT, D-Wave Systems, Plantagenet Systems and the University of Bristol.

The project is initially funded for one year.

Applicants must have a PhD in computer science or physics or mathematics or any relevant branch of engineering; and experience of using heuristic and/or numerical methods for solving computational problems.

UCL vacancy reference: 1666411

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Denise Ottley at the London Centre for Nanotechnology, d.ottley@ucl.ac.uk or 17-19 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AH, for advice. Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy can be made to p.warburton@ucl.ac.uk (Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 3971)

Closing Date: 24 September 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

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