Post-doc position in satellite quantum communication

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

Palacky University in Olomouc is announcing the opening of a post-doc position in the field of theory of quantum communication with application to satellite links, within a project funded by the European Space Agency. The research will be primarily focused on quantum key distribution with faint laser pulses and single photon detectors and will include international experimental-theoretical collaboration.

Applicants for the post-doc position are expected to possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field of study, have previous experience in theoretical quantum optics (focus on quantum communication and atmospheric propagation will be a plus) and be capable of efficient communication in English.

An applicant should provide a structured CV, including list of publications and specifying research interests. Selected applicants will be then requested to provide copies of their diplomas and recommendation letters from their Ph.D. supervisors.

Applications or inquiries are to be emailed to Dr. Vladyslav Usenko (; the position is open until filled.

• Post-doctoral position is offered for the period of one and half years starting from June 2019.
• The gross pay for the post-doctoral position is equivalent to ca. 2 000 Euro per month.

The successful candidate will join the dynamic international team at the Department of Optics (