|Doctoral student position for Quantum simulations with superconducting circuits|
The University of Oulu in Northern Finland, with approximately 14,000 students and 3,000 employees, is an international, multidisciplinary research university with a rich pool of creative and intellectual talent. The strengths of the University include broad, multidisciplinary research interests, a modern research and study environment, and wide cooperation with international 0research and educational institutes (http://www.oulu.fi/university/).
Doctoral student position for Quantum simulations with superconducting circuits: four-year Emerging theme position in Faculty of Science, University of Oulu
University of Oulu has allocated four-year doctoral training positions to emerging research themes in association with the four focus institutes Biocenter Oulu, Eudaimonia, Infotech and Kvantum. This new programme will facilitate linking of the best practices and best science to a larger part of the university’s research and aims to support starting group leaders to develop internationally top-level research. The present position, funded by Kvantum Institute, is in the research project of “Localization and dissipation in superconducting quantum simulations” led by PhD Matti Silveri.
The doctoral student will carry out research work within a research team, publish research results in leading international scientific journals, attend doctoral courses and complete their doctoral thesis within four years. Other duties include teaching on undergraduate courses (5 % of the total 1,624 working hours per year) and supervising undergraduate theses. In addition, the doctoral student may be obligated to participate in administrative tasks of the research unit.
The position is to be filled by a highly motivated student. Successful candidate must have completed Master of Science degree in physics or a closely related field with very good/excellent grades latest by 1.1.2019. In addition, we appreciate
(i) strong fundamental knowledge in condensed matter physics, open quantum systems, or quantum devices,
(ii) experience in programming, for example with C++, Python, Fortran, or other,
(iii) capability to write scientific publications,
(iv) readiness for working closely with experimentalists and other theorists,
(v) readiness for traveling and making research visits abroad,
(vi) skills in team working and communication.
The position requires spoken and written fluency in English.
The selected candidate will carry out doctoral studies in the Technology and Natural Sciences Doctoral Programme of the University of Oulu Graduate School (UniOGS) and must meet the minimal requirements to receive doctoral study rights as defined in: http://www.oulu.fi/uniogs/requirements_for_admission.
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