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Research Fellow (102760-0220)
Fixed Term Contract for 1 year + option for an extension for up to 2 additional years. 36.5 hours per week.
A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in the area of quantum computing is available. The start date can be negotiated for the successful candidate. The position is available in connection with a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship of Dr Tom Gur on the foundation of classical and quantum verifiable computing. The primary focus in this research area is to study the power and limitations of quantum algorithms and protocols. The main objective of the post is to pursue cutting-edge research in this area.
You will need to have a strong background in theoretical computer science, with a specialisation in quantum computing. You will need to have (or expect to obtain shortly) a PhD in the relevant area. You should provide with your application form a CV, including a list of publications and the names and contact details of three references, and a research statement.
You will be formally based in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick, and you will be associated with the Centre for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications (http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/dimap) and the Division of Theory and Foundations at the University of Warwick. For further information, please contact Dr Tom Gur (https://www.dcs.warwick.ac.uk/~tomgur/).
To undertake cutting-edge research in quantum computing.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Conducting high-quality research in quantum computing, and publishing results in leading international conferences and journals.
2. Attending and presenting research findings and papers at top conferences in theoretical computer science.
3. Assisting in the organisation of research meetings/workshops in the areas relevant to the project.
4. Contributing fully to the research activities (including the seminars and workshops and visitor programme) in the Centre for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications (DIMAP) and the Division of Theory and Foundations in the Department of Computer Science.
The duties and responsibilities are not intended to be an exhaustive list but provide guidance on the main aspects of the job. You will be required to be flexible in your duties.