Full time, 2 years fixed term. Located on the Camperdown Campus at the School of Physics
Opportunity to work on cutting-edge research in Quantum Optics and many-body physics. The quantum optics group operates within the larger Quantum Theory group within the School of Physics. The Quantum Theory group hosts over 40 researchers working on a wide range of topics within the area of Quantum Physics and Technology
Base Salary, Level A $100,717a + 17% superannuation
About the opportunity
The University of Sydney’s School of Physics are welcoming applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Quantum Optics, funded by Dr Sahand Mahmoodian’s Australian Reserch Council grant, “Emergent many-body phenomena in engineered quantum optical systems”. The field of research is quantum many-body physics of photons. The candidate can choose to undertake research on a range of topics within this area both focusing on fundamental research and for applications in developing quantum technologies.
work with and assist other PhD students and undergraduate students undertaking research in this area.
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The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who has:
a PhD in Physics/Mathematics/Engineeringwith a focus on Quantum Optics, Quantum many-body physics, Condensed matter Physicsor a related subject (candidates who are near completion will also be considered)
demonstrated experience in undertaking research in Quantum Optics, Quantum many-body physics, Condensed matter physics or a closely related area
demonstrated experience in performing theoretical and numerical research with the ability to work independently on problems
experience in working with advanced quantum many-body physics techniques (Bethe ansatz, matrix-product states, machine learning or other variational ansätze) is desired
desirable criteria: ability to co-supervise research students in the research area.
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