Three two-year postdoctoral research associate positions are available immediately in the group of Barry Sanders, who is the iCORE Chair of Quantum Information Science and Director of the University of Calgary's Institute for Quantum Information Science (IQIS). Research foci are machine learning for quantum measurement, multi-partite quantum communication protocols, quantum simulation, electron transport in protein complexes, and theoretical support for the the experimental research groups of Drs Barclay, Lvovsky, and Tittel in IQIS.

Application deadline: 
Sunday, October 31, 2010

2011 Postdoctoral Recruitment

Application deadline: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

1) postdoctoral level
2) area: quantum random walks
3) 9 months duration
4) based at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
5) non-irish citizens only

Application deadline: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Dates: 
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Submission deadline: 
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Registration deadline: 
Friday, June 24, 2011

List of topics:

Foundations of quantum physics
Non-equilibrium quantum statistical physics
Quantum thermodynamics
Quantum measurement, entanglement and coherence
Dissipation, dephasing, noise and decoherence
Quantum optics
Macroscopic quantum behavior, e.g. cold atoms, Bose-Einstein condensates
Physics of quantum computing and quantum information
Mesoscopic, nano-electromechanical and nano-optical systems
Spin systems and their dynamics
Biological systems, molecular motors
Cosmology, gravitation and astrophysics

Dates: 
Sunday, November 14, 2010

The workshop is devoted to latest developments in quantum information:

- topological quantum computation, monoidal categories, modular functors, topological quantum field theory, quantum knots, anyons and fractional quantum Hall effect.
- measurement based quantum computation and optical lattices.
- adiabatic quantum computation and Josephson junction.
- simulation of physical systems, frustration free models, matrix product states and AKLT.
- measures of entanglement and spin chains.
- quantum state transfer