求人ID : D121010808

Seeking a few Technical staff I (W20248)(Theoretical Quantum Physics Laboratory,)

  • 公開日:2021/01/19
  • 更新日:2021/01/19

募集要項

求人内容
[Laboratory]
Theoretical Quantum Physics Laboratory,
RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research
(Laboratory head: Franco Nori, Chief Scientist)

[Research Field]
The main goal of this position is to significantly advance and improve the software we initially developed here, called QuTiP (Quantum Toolbox in Python). This software is described in great detail in its web site.
QuTiP is open-source software for simulating the dynamics of open quantum systems. The QuTiP library depends on the excellent Numpy, Scipy, and Cython numerical packages. In addition, graphical output is provided by Matplotlib. QuTiP aims to provide user-friendly and efficient numerical simulations of a wide variety of Hamiltonians, including those with arbitrary time-dependence, commonly found in a wide range of physics applications such as quantum optics, trapped ions, superconducting circuits, and quantum nanomechanical resonators.
The top priorities of our research group are now: (1) quantum computing using superconducting qubits, (2) quantum information processing, (3) coherent Ising machines, as well as (4) neural networks and machine learning applied to quantum physics.
Candidates with prior experience in these topics will have priority.
We perform interdisciplinary research in theoretical quantum information processing, atomic physics, quantum optics, condensed matter physics, nanoscience, and computational physics. We are also studying hybrid quantum electro-mechanical systems, optomechanics, nano-mechanics, quantum nano-electronics, and quantum simulations. Particular emphasis is being placed on quantum computing using superconducting Josephson-junction qubits, scalable quantum circuitry and improved designs for their quantum control. An underlying theme of our work is to better understand nano-scale quantum systems and devise methods to control them. We use physical models to make predictions that can be tested experimentally and that can be used to better understand the observed phenomena.

For more information, please refer to the job posting URL
Publications | Theoretical Quantum Physics Laboratory website

[Job title and Job description]
Job title, available positions:
Technical Staff I: a few positions

Job description:
The Theoretical Quantum Physics Laboratory is seeking technical staff who will help to improve and extend the capabilities of our software QuTiP. This will also contribute to on-going research activities briefly summarized in the “Area of Research" listed above.

[Work location]
Branch and address:
RIKEN Wako (2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198)

[Start of Employment]
This is flexible, upon mutual agreement.

[Keyword]
QuTiP (Quantum Toolbox in Python), Theoretical quantum physics, computational physics, optics, photonics, quantuminformation
研究分野
  • 大分野: Mathematical and physical sciences
  • 小分野: Physics
  • 大分野: Interdisciplinary science and engineering
  • 小分野: Computational science
  • 大分野: Complex systems
  • 小分野: All Complex systems
職種
  • Research/Educational Assistance
募集組織
RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
勤務形態
Full-time(Nontenured)
勤務地
Kanto district ・ Saitama
応募資格
Applicants must have and relevant experience in coding, programming, in the context of quantum physics. Also, excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are required.
待遇
For details about "Salary and benefits", please refer to the above "Job posting URL".
募集期間
2022/01/18 Deadline for receipt Open until the position is filled
応募・選考・結果通知・連絡先
[Application and required documents]
Required documents:
Please refer to the above "Job posting URL" regarding the "Required documents".

How to apply:
Send the PDF formatted application by email to applications-physics [at] ml.riken.jp
(Recommendation letters must be emailed directly from the reference to applications-physics [at] ml.riken.jp)

Note: Application documents will not be returned.

Deadline:
Open until the position is filled

[Selection process]
Application screening and interview for selected applicants. If you do not hear back from us, this means that your application was not selected. Due to the large number of applications typically received, we cannot reply to each single applicant.

[Contact Information / Send application to]
Ai SATO (Ms.)
Theoretical Quantum Physics Laboratory
RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research
2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198
Email: applications-physics [at] ml.riken.jp
For inquiries, please send an email.
電子応募
Online Submission is Not Available.
備考
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