UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Mathematics

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Salary
Grade I - £33,199- £37,345, Grade J - £37,345- £42,036
Posted
01 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate

Job number    ACAD103776
Division/School   School of Mathematics
Contract type    Open Ended
Working pattern   Full time
Salary    Grade I - £33,199- £37,345, Grade J - £37,345- £42,036
Closing date for applications    01-Jun-2019 

Please Note:
This is a “rolling advert” with a nominal close date only. Applications are welcome at any time and the timing of the selection process will be dependent on the applications received. 

Applications are invited for a number of open postdoctoral research associate (PDRA)/senior research associate positions in the theory of quantum computation, tenable from a date to be agreed.

Areas of particular interest include, but are not restricted to: quantum algorithms and their underpinning mathematics; architectures for quantum computers; applications of quantum computers; quantum computational complexity and Hamiltonian complexity; algorithms for simulation of quantum systems; and verification/testing of quantum devices.

The PDRAs will have the opportunity to work with Prof Noah Linden and/or Dr Ashley Montanaro in the School of Mathematics, University of Bristol.

The applicant should have, or expect to soon receive, a PhD in the theory of quantum computation or quantum information; or otherwise should be able to show evidence of expertise in this area. The applicant should also have a track record of high-quality publications.

The School of Mathematics is one of the leading centres for research and teaching in mathematical sciences in the UK, and offers a stimulating and friendly environment with first-rate facilities.

The School of Mathematics is a supporter of the LMS Good Practice Scheme aiming at advancing women's careers in mathematics http://www.maths.bris.ac.uk/admin/life/women/

For informal enquiries please contact Prof Noah Linden (n.linden@bristol.ac.uk) or Dr Ashley Montanaro

(ashley.montanaro@bristol.ac.uk). 

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.    

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