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Research Associate

The University of Edinburgh - College of Science and Engineering

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th June 2019
Closes: 31st July 2019
Job Ref: 048310
 

School of Informatics

A post-doctoral Research Associate position is available at the quantum group lead by Professor Elham Kashefi at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh (ekashefi.wordpress.com/group). The position would be part of the collaborative program between University of Edinburgh quantum team (web.inf.ed.ac.uk/quantum-informatics), Quantum Internet Alliance (quantum-internet.team) and the Quantum Information team at Sorbone Universite (www.quantuminfolip6.fr).

The global vision of the program is the development of real-world applications for emerging quantum devices (computing and communication). In the core layer we address the key challenge of hiding, certifying, verifying, monitoring and benchmarking distributed quantum computation processing beyond the classical regime. This will provide us the crucial interface between our target Applications (in secure multiparty protocols such as voting, blockchain, and cloud computing) and Implementations (purpose-built scalable photonics hardware).

All enquiries should be directed to Professor Elham Kashefi (ekashefi@inf.ed.ac.uk).

The full-time position is available immediately and fixed term until 30 September 2020.

Closing Date: Wednesday 31st July 2019 at 5pm (GMT)

For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the 'apply' button below

www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=048310

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

   
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