|Salary:||£36,333 to £43,155 per annum pro rata if part time. According to track record and experience.|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||29th March 2023|
|Closes:||13th April 2023|
Applications are invited for the position of a Sussex Quantum Computing Industry Fellow in the Ion Quantum Technology Group in the Sussex Centre for Quantum Technologies at the University of Sussex. The position is part of the UK National Quantum Technologies programme and is concerned with the development of utility scale quantum computers capable of solving disruptive societal and industry challenges.
In addition to a normal PDRA position, it includes tailored access to a quantum computing company, its staff and facilities. The postholder takes an active role in collaborative interactions between the company and the university. The candidate will receive support from the University of Sussex and the Universal Quantum Group of companies to pursue a career in academia, in industry or a joint position with academia and industry.
Trapped ions are one of the most mature implementations to deliver practical quantum technologies. We have developed a unique approach for trapped-ion quantum computing that enables scaling to a large number of qubits. The approach couples scalable global microwave based quantum gate technology with fully integrated quantum computing microchip modules that can be linked together using fast electric field links.
This position is part of a larger effort to develop and operate quantum computing solutions which scale to significantly larger system sizes. We currently operate 5 quantum computer prototypes in our lab and the position will focus on one or multiple of these experimental setups directed towards the implementation of quantum error correction, ion transport and quantum gate execution, raising gate fidelities, operation of multi-module quantum computing prototypes and the development of quantum computing microchips.
Some of the tasks for this position include operation of ion trap experiments, high power microwave setups, laser systems, optical setups and ultra-high vacuum setups as well as carry out quantum information science experiments, quantum error correction, perform simulations of quantum systems, quantum control and other relevant theory and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Applicants should have an experimental PhD in a field related to our research area such as atomic physics, optical physics or quantum physics along with a good publication record.
You can find out more about the group at: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/physics/iqt/
Please include with your completed application form a CV, cover letter, the contact details of three referees and a list of relevant publications.
Please contact Prof Winfried Hensinger (email@example.com) for informal enquiries.
The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.
Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.
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