Post Doctoral Researcher

Updated: 26 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Jun 2022

We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic Senior Post-doctoral Researcher in Theoretical Physics to work on theoretical aspects of quantum computing as a part of the project “Quantum Computing in Ireland: A Software Platform for Multiple Qubit Technologies” (QCoIr) funded by Enterprise Ireland within the Disruptive Technology Innovation Fund. QCoIr is the largest quantum computing project in Ireland which is coordinated by IBM and involves a number of academic as well as industrial partners. This strategically important partnership makes Department of Theoretical Physics at Maynooth University an excellent place to pursue theoretical physics research in quantum computation in collaboration with relevant experimental efforts as well as to explore its technological applications. In the project, Maynooth University provides theoretical physics expertise to multiple work packages which involve collaborations primarily with Tyndall National Institute, Rockley Photonics and IBM.

The successful candidate will join the group of Prof. Jiri Vala and will be working in a close collaboration primarily with IBM.


Post-Doctoral Researcher:                                             €39,132 per annum (with annual increments)

Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher:                                  €46,442 per annum (with annual increments)

Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.

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