Postdoc for Quantum Computing - Algorithms, Benchmarking and Simulations at Jülich Supercomputing Centre

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Application deadline: 

Monday, June 27, 2022

We offer you an exciting and varied role in an international and interdisciplinary working environment. The position is initially for a fixed term of 2 years, with possible long-term prospects. Salary and social benefits will conform to the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD-Bund) depending on the applicant’s qualifications and the precise nature of the tasks assigned to them.

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, e.g. in terms of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation / identity, and social, ethnic and religious origin. A diverse and inclusive working environment with equal opportunities in which everyone can realize their potential is important to us.

Your Job:

* Developing and implementing QC algorithms (QAA, QAOA, QSVM), quantum AI algorithms, use case adapted algorithms to test and benchmark latest technology focusing on gate-based QC
* Advancing JUNIQ’s user platform by integrating QCs into the Modular Supercomputer of JSC
* Developing and conducting trainings for QC users
* Collaborating with project partners from academia and industry
* Presenting research outcomes to project stack-holders and the research community at meetings, conferences and by publishing in high-impact journals

Your Profile:

* Master`s degree and PhD in quantum physics, computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics or related
* Experience in quantum computer programming
* Experience in applying numerical methods and algorithms, preferably in the domain of QC, such as QAA and QAOA
* Experience in cloud computing and building cloud computing infrastructure
* Interest and/or experience in developing and conduction lectures and/or trainings for QC
* Proficiency in writing numerical software, preferably in C++ and Python
* Excellent command of written and spoken English, command of German is helpful

Our Offer:

We work on the very latest issues that impact our society and are offering you the chance to actively help in shaping the change! We support you in your work with:

* A large research campus with green spaces, offering the best possible means for networking with colleagues and pursuing sports alongside work
* Comprehensive training courses and individual opportunities for personal and professional further development
* Extensive company health management
* Ideal conditions for balancing work and private life, as well as a family-friendly corporate policy
* Flexible working hours in a full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours
* Flexible work (location) arrangements, e.g. remote work
* 30 days of annual leave and provision for days off between public holidays and weekends (e.g. between Christmas and New Year)
* Targeted services for international employees, e.g. through our International Advisory Service