PhD position in the field of Quantum Machine Learning (Prof. A. Lucchi, Dr. Stefan Woerner and Dr. David Sutter)

Updated: about 1 month ago

The University of Basel (Prof. Aurelien Lucchi) and IBM Research Zurich (Dr. Stefan Woerner and Dr. David Sutter) are seeking applications for a PhD position in Quantum Machine Learning. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects at the intersection of quantum computing and machine learning. Potential topics for the position include developing the next generation of quantum deep neural networks and developing new training algorithms with convergence guarantees.

About the University of Basel:
The University of Basel is a research university located in Switzerland. It is one of the oldest universities in Europe, with a long history of excellence in natural sciences. The university has a strong focus on interdisciplinary research and collaboration, with a wide range of research groups and institutes across different faculties. The position is offered in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

About IBM Research - Zurich:
The IBM Research Laboratory in Zurich, Switzerland, is part of IBM's research division, which employs 3000 individuals at twelve research laboratories worldwide. It is the largest industrial IT research organization in the world. Cutting-edge research and outstanding scientific achievements – most notably two Nobel Prizes – are associated with the Zurich Laboratory.

Ideal starting date: second half of 2024.

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