Visiting Research Associate Professor (Computer Science Group), Centre for Quantum Technologies

16 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the Centre for Quantum Technologies

The Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) is a research centre of excellence in Singapore. It brings together physicists, computer scientists and engineers to do basic research on quantum physics and to build devices based on quantum phenomena. Experts in this new discipline of quantum technologies are applying their discoveries in computing, communications, and sensing.

CQT is hosted by the National University of Singapore and also has staff at Nanyang Technological University. With some 180 researchers and students, it offers a friendly and international work environment.

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Job Description

The research will be focused on quantum methods for machine learning and applications in finance. In particular, the candidate will develop quantum methods for finance use cases, for example analysis of time-series data, solving stochastic differential equations, anomaly and fraud detection, or portfolio optimization, using fault-tolerant quantum computers and also NISQ machines. These methods will include machine learning, linear algebra and systems of linear equations, convex optimization etc.

The candidate will be required to work on two areas that are closely related to the research being currently undertaken at CQT in Computer Science. The first axis relates to the area of Communication Complexity. Secondly, he will collaborate with CQT researchers on quantum machine learning. He is expected to spend up to 1 month in Singapore over a maximum of 2 visits, to complete the project work.

Job Requirements

  • PhD in a relevant discipline .
  • The candidate must be a senior researcher in the concerned research areas with 10+ years of experience.
  • The candidate must hold a position of Professor (or equivalent or above) and must spend the declared time in Singapore.

More Information

Location: [[Kent ridge]]
Organization: [[NUS]]
Department : [[Centre for Quantum Technologies]]
Job requisition ID : [[16938]]

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