Position title
Research Assistant_ABS_2024_07

Research Assistant (two positions) for the Foundational Underpinnings of Quantum Technologies Group in “Foundations of quantum computational advantage” project


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Researcher to work in the International Centre for Theory of Quantum Technologies (ICTQT), in the Foundational Underpinnings of Quantum Technologies led by Ana Belen Sainz.

The selected candidate will work on foundational questions of quantum computation, such as
- What non-classical feature of physical systems powers quantum advantage?
- How can such a resource be certified?

Keywords: process theories, resource theories, Bell nonlocality, contextuality, quantum computation.
More information on the scope of the group may be found at www.fuqt.eu


The International Centre for Theory of Quantum Technologies (ICTQT) is a joint research unit of the University of Gdańsk (UG) and the Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (IQOQI-Vienna) subordinated to the UG Rector. ICTQT was established in 2018 as a part of the International Research Agendas program co-financed by the Foundation for Polish Science. The founders of ICTQT are Marek Zukowski and Pawel Horodecki.

ICTQT is a pioneering and leading quantum information research center in Poland, focused on quantum communication and new computing techniques. The purpose of the ICTQT is to conduct scientific research and development works under the adopted ICTQT Research Agenda, in an international academic environment and at the highest academic level, with due regard for high ethical standards, good academic practice in particular, and to disseminate knowledge.

ICTQT is located in Gdańsk, near Gdynia and Sopot, which together form Tri-City. The mentioned region is the cradle of Polish jazz and rock festivals. Moreover, it is one of the most beautifully located urban areas in Poland, with sandy sea beaches, lakes, and woods in the nearby area.
More information at: www.ictqt.ug.edu.pl


Job offer details, click here.

Recruitment form, click here.

Please submit the documents via email to ictqt-careers[at]ug.edu.pl,

in the email subject, please include reference code: Research Assistant_ABS_2024_07

Advert posted on May 28, 2024

Advert valid until June 28, 2024,  8:00 am CET


Beginning of employment
01.09.2024 (negotiable)
Duration of employment
9 months
Scientific discipline
quantum physics
Base Salary
PLNup to 13 000 gross Per month
Job Location
Jana Bażyńskiego 1A, Gdańsk, 80-308, Poland
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