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PhD scholarships in Sydney

Basic information
Application deadline: 
10 Oct 2014

The Quantum Computing Lab in the Centre for Quantum Computation and Intelligent Systems at the University of Technology, Sydney invites applications for PhD positions. We currently have a range of scholarships available for Semester 1 2015 (commencing in the first few months of 2015).

The QC lab works on a wide range of topics including, quantum Shannon theory, computational complexity, many-body physics, quantum error-correction, quantum simulation, quantum cryptography and quantum computing architectures.

Quantum Cybernetics and Control 2015, Nottingham (UK)

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19 Jan 2015 - 23 Jan 2015
University Park, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Registration deadline: 
15 Nov 2014
Submission deadline: 
15 Nov 2014

The workshop will cover a broad range of topics in quantum control, from fundamental questions to technological applications. It will consist of a first part focused on information-theoretic aspects of quantum control and complexity, and a second part focused on experimental challenges and nuclear magnetic resonance applications.

The workshop will gather experts and early stage researchers, fostering discussions and exchanges. There will be tutorial lectures, invited and contributed talks, a poster session, and an industry session.

The workshop runs from 19 to 23 January 2015 at the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom), and is jointly supported by the QUAINT Network, the EPSRC, and the Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi).

Visiting Students / Visiting Posdocs at Shikano Group, Institute for Molecular Science

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Application deadline: 
31 Oct 2014

Shikano group invites applications to fill a few visiting students or posdocs for the current research activities. Shikano group hosted the visiting students and posdocs as seen in http://qm.ims.ac.jp/members_en For this visiting post, Shikano group widely opens the opportunities to the current research project.

1) Quantum measurement theory: Weak value and weak measurement: a few to several months from as soon as possible to Mid. of Feb. 2015
2) Spectroscopy on ion trap system: about three months from as soon as possible to End of March 2015.

PhD Fellowships

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Application deadline: 
17 Nov 2014

the Vienna Doctoral Program on Complex Quantum Systems
invites applications for PhD fellowships offered in the list listed below:

-Foundations of quantum physics
-Photonic quantum information processing
-Quantum communication & quantum computing
-Ultra-cold atoms & Bose-Einstein condensation
-Solid state quantum optics
-Interferometry with clusters & molecules
-Theory of highly correlated quantum systems
-Micromechanical quantum physics
-Cooling schemes for clusters & nanomirrors
-Cavity QED on microwave transmission lines
-Quantum physics with vacancies in nanodiamonds

Ph.D. positions in the field of ultracold atomic gases and nuclear theory

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Application deadline: 
31 Oct 2014

Nuclear Theory Group invites applications to fill one or two doctoral positions. Applicants for these positions must have a M.Sc. degree, or foreign equivalent, and some experience in research in theoretical nuclear physics or condensed matter theory. Prospective candidate should have an interest in computational methods, and their application to solve physical problems. The successful candidate will join the international group working on the theoretical description of low energy nuclear reactions, dynamics of quantum gases and nuclear matter in neutron stars.

Postdoctoral positions in the field of ultracold atomic gases and nuclear theory.

Basic information
Application deadline: 
31 Oct 2014

Nuclear Theory Group invites applications to fill one or two postdoc positions. Applicants for these positions must have a Ph.D. degree, or foreign equivalent, and a strong record of published research in nuclear or condensed matter theory. We are looking for a candidate with knowledge of methods of many body quantum mechanics, in particular, density functional theory (DFT) and/or quantum Monte Carlo methods (QMC) and possessing programming skills in Fortran and C. Knowledge of MPI and CUDA is an advantage.