POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER (M/F/D) – PHOTONIC QUANTUM TECHNOLOGIES FOR HIGH-DIMENSIONAL INFORMATION PROCESSING
Leibniz University Hannover
The Hannover Centre for Optical Technologies (HOT) invites applications for the position of a Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) – Photonic quantum technologies for high-dimensional information processing (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 %) starting the next possible date. This fixed-term post is initially available for until 31.12.2021 with the possibility of an extension.
Responsibilities and duties
This postdoc work focuses on the design and implementation of integrated high- dimensional photonic quantum systems and experiments for applications in information processing also in conjunction with interested companies. The project also includes the exploration and modification of quantum algorithms in close conjunction with photonic implementation possibilities. For further information, please contact Prof. M. Kues.
Applicants to the position must have a relevant Diploma or Master degree, for example in physics, optical technologies, photonics and optics. The ideal candidate must have a strong background in optics, photonics and quantum science, supported by publications in international renowned journals and conference presentations. The candidate has already demonstrated the ability to work together with experts from a broad background in science and technology and brings an entrepreneur-like attitude. In addition, excellent communication skills in English, oral as well as written, are expected.
We offer the opportunity to conduct your research projects in a creative and independent manner within an inspiring, collegial and international team. In addition, you will have the opportunity to further your personal and professional development, to present your results at international conferences and to foster scientific exchange with scientists on an international level.
Part-time employment can be arranged on request.
As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz Universität Hannover intends to promote women and men. For this reason, suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply.
Preference will be given to equally qualified applicants with disabilities.
Please submit your application together with the usual documents (CV, Cover Letter, Transcripts etc.) by October 9th, 2020 in electronic form to
or alternatively by postal mail to:
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover HOT - Hannover Centre for Optical Technologies Nienburger Str. 17 D-30167 Hannover
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Michael Kues.
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