Postdoctoral Research Associate I | Wyant College of Optical Sciences
April 6, 2023
|Department||James C Wyant Coll Optical Sci|
|Department Website Link||https://www.optics.arizona.edu/about-osc|
|Address||Tucson, AZ USA|
|Position Highlights||The James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona is seeking a candidate for the position of a Postdoctoral Research Associate with a strong theoretical background in the mathematics of quantum optics and quantum information theory. Desirable skills and background include: knowledge of quantum phase space description of non-classical states of light, non-Gaussianity and entanglement measures, and an overall strong background in standard principles from electrical engineering such as linear systems theory, stochastic processes, and basic control theory principles. The candidate will work under the supervision of Prof. Saikat Guha, at the University of Arizona, along with a team of graduate students, postdocs and scientists with theoretical and experimental backgrounds, in topics surrounding photonic quantum information processing.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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|Duties & Responsibilities||- Engage in theoretical research in quantum optics and quantum information theory under minimal supervision from PI.
- Participate in scholarly discussions with colleagues on new ideas and concepts, work closely with theorists and experimentalists, author journal papers and conference articles, participate in government review meetings, and give talks and seminars on technical topics.
- The candidate will have the opportunity, if they wish, to participate in writing grant proposals for new projects.
- Supervise undergraduate/MS/PhD students.
- Additional duties as required.
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
|Number of Hours Worked per Week||40|
|Benefits Eligible||Yes - Full Benefits|
|Rate of Pay||DOE|
|Compensation Type||salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)|
|Type of criminal background check required:||Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Target Hire Date||1/2/2023|
|Expected End Date|
|Contact Information for Candidates||Julie Emmsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Documents Needed to Apply||Curriculum Vitae (CV)|
|Special Instructions to Applicant|
|Diversity Statement||At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.|