Research Assistant/Associate in Quantum Algorithms and Complexity (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available from August 2023 to February 2025.

Applications are invited for a Postdoc to join Tom Gur’s research group in the Department of Computer Science and Technology at the University of Cambridge, UK.

As a part of a UKRI project on classical and quantum verifiable computing, this position is focused on research in quantum algorithms and complexity theory. Particular topics include quantum property testing, coding theory, learning theory, probabilistically checkable proofs, and zero-knowledge proofs. There will also be opportunities to contribute to international collaborative projects with other universities and industry.

Successful candidates will hold (or be close to completing) a PhD. Appointment at the research associate level depends on having a PhD or equivalent skills and experience through non-academic routes. Where a PhD has yet to be awarded appointment will initially be made as a research assistant and amended to research associate when the PhD is awarded.

Applicants should contact Tom Gur for further information ([email protected] )

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Required documents include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a brief research statement, and contact information for two references. If you upload any additional documents, which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference NR37049 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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