The Laboratoire d'Information Quantique at the University of Brussels invites applications for a postdoctoral position. The group is composed of two faculty members, Serge Massar and Stefano Pironio, whose research interests cover both theoretical and experimental aspects of quantum information science.

We are currently offering a postdoctoral position and two PhD positions to highly motivated and well-qualified young researchers who intend to enhance their scientific career in the field of Quantum Information Theory and/or Quantum Optics. The positions are associated with the research group of Barbara Kraus at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Innsbruck, Austria. The appointed candidates could start at their earliest convenience.

Post-doctoral Research Associates in Quantum Computing, Quantum
Information Theory & Foundations

Salary: £27,319-£35,646
Limit of tenure: 2 years
Closing date: 31 August 2010

Application deadline: 
Monday, August 30, 2010
Dates: 
Sunday, January 16, 2011
Registration deadline: 
Saturday, November 13, 2010

This is a third edition of the Winter School on Practical Quantum Cryptography taking place in the Swiss Alps in January 2011.

The goal of this Winter School is to introduce, to a general audience of physicists and computer scientists with little or no background in practical quantum cryptography, this exciting topic in a relaxed and stimulating atmosphere. Special emphasis will be put on practical quantum cryptography system design. The emerging applications of this promising technology will also be discussed.

Dates: 
Sunday, September 12, 2010
Registration deadline: 
Thursday, July 22, 2010

The school is aimed at an audience of advanced undergraduate students, graduate students and junior post-docs. It comprises four lecture series on modern topics of quantum physics, held by international experts of the respective fields.