PhD positions in theoretical quantum information science

  • 25,000 AUD/yr
  • Deadline: May 20, 2017
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PhD scholarships are available for excellent candidates in theoretical quantum information science to work on many body quantum information, quantum simulations, and quantum optics.

Our research focuses on the interface between many body physics and quantum information. Topics include: designing quantum simulators for quantum field theory and topological phases with anyons, using e.g. superconducting circuits or continuous variable systems; revealing the bulk/boundary correspondence using tensor network states; and modelling collective spin dynamics of NV centres in diamond.

We seek highly motivated, self-driven individuals with some knowledge of quantum information theory and/or condensed matter.

We are part of an Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence on Engineered Quantum Systems (EQuS).

Eligibility

Completed a Master of Research with 10 months project or equivalent.

Benefits

The scholarship covers the national/international fees (International: 32,000AUD/yr), and provides an annual stipend of ~25,000 AUD. The PhD provides approximately 15,000 AUD for travel and research costs.

Application

To apply please email a CV and a short motivation letter to the email found on the website.

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