UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in the Theory of Quantum Computation

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Salary
£32,548 - £41,212
Posted
10 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate 

Job number  ACAD102939 
Division/School  Academic Faculties 
Contract type  Fixed term contract staff 
Working pattern  Full time 
Salary  £32,548 - £41,212 
Closing date for applications  08-Nov-2017 

Applications are invited for a Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in the theory of quantum computation, tenable from 1 February 2018 (or a date to be agreed). This project, funded by the UK EPSRC Fellowship “New insights in quantum algorithms and complexity”, will deliver three main components: new quantum algorithms, communication protocols and data structures; new bounds on the computational complexity of physical problems; and new mathematical tools to support the above. The researcher will work with 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 funding supporting this role is currently available until July 2019.
 
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 Dr Ashley Montanaro ( ashley.montanaro@bristol.ac.uk )
 
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.