Postdoctoral Researcher for Quantum Algorithms

Updated: about 2 months ago

Your Job:

You will work in an interdisciplinary project team on application focused quantum algorithms. This includes:

  • the extension, development and analysis of new quantum algorithms for near-term and fault tolerant quantum computers
  • investigating potential quantum advantage of such algorithms in real-world scenarios
  • developing optimal compilation methods and tailored quantum algorithms for noisy quantum computer
  • leading contributions to technical reports and scientific articles
  • the supervision of PhD and master students

Your Profile:

  • Masters with PhD in physics, computer science, mathematics or comparable fields
  • Proven research experience in the area of quantum algorithms or quantum information theory
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in interdisciplinary teams
  • Good written and spoken English language skills
  • Ideally good German language skills, both written and spoken
  • Ideally experience in software development

Our Offer:

We work on highly topical socially relevant issues and offer you the opportunity to actively shape change! We support you in your work with:

  • A large research campus with green spaces, offering the best possible means for networking with colleagues and pursuing sports alongside work
  • Comprehensive training offers and individual opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Comprehensive company health management
  • Optimal conditions for work-life balance and a family-conscious corporate policy
  • Flexible working time models, the option of full-time part-time work and 30 vacation days per year
  • The possibility of (location-) flexible working, e.g. 2-3 days per week in a home office
  • Targeted services for international employees, e.g. through our International Advisory Service
  • Exploration and preparation of next career opportunities, supported by our Career Center & Postdoc Office: https://www.fz-juelich.de/en/career-center-postdoc-office


In addition to exciting tasks and a collaborative working atmosphere at Jülich, we have a lot more to offer: https://go.fzj.de/benefits

We offer you an exciting and varied position in an international and interdisciplinary working environment. The position is initially limited to 2 years with the possibility of a longer-term perspective. Remuneration and social benefits are in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund); depending on the existing qualifications and depending on the assignment of tasks, a grouping in the range of the remuneration group 13-14 TVöD-Bund.

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, e.g. in terms of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation / identity, and social, ethnic and religious origin. A diverse and inclusive working environment with equal opportunities in which everyone can realize their potential is important to us.



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