Job announcement

Positions Available at the Institute for Quantum Computing, the University of Waterloo, Canada

IQC Postdoctoral Fellowships:

Successful applicants will join a world-leading team of 17 faculty members and approximately 100 students and postdocs pursuing all aspects of quantuminformation research, from fundamental theory to implementations. We seek exceptional candidates to help advance understanding of the foundations of quantum information, to develop new quantum applications and algorithms, to implement these ideas in laboratory experiments and engineered systems, and to transfer this knowledge to industry. IQC faculty and students span academic disciplines including Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Combinatorics and Optimization, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Physics and Astronomy.

Candidates must have a PhD and proven research abilities, or strong potential for excellence in research. Interested researchers can learn more about these positions and apply online here:

New -- Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships:

In addition to IQC's regular Postdoctoral Fellow positions, we are also seeking applicants for the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program, recently created by the Canadian government, which provides $70,000 per year for two years. To indicate an interest in pursuing a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at IQC, please contact us no later than Oct. 15, 2010 bysubmitting an online pre-application here:


Applications received by November 15, 2010, will be given priority.
Note: Applicants interested in the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship should contact IQC immediately, given its earlier deadline.