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Postdoctoral Position in Optical Quantum Network – Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden 2022


The Chalmers University of Technology invites applications for a Postdoctoral position will be expected to help develop the team and contribute with your creative ideas, at the division of Communications, Antennas and Optical Networks, Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoctoral Position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to standard norms

Division of Communications, Antennas and Optical Networks

Chalmers University of Technology (CUT), Sweden


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Qualification Details

To qualify for the position of postdoc, you must hold a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, with a focus on optical technologies, awarded no more than three years prior to the application deadline (according to the current agreement with the Swedish Agency for Government Employers). You are expected to be somewhat accustomed to teaching, and to demonstrate good potential within research and education. You should also have an excellent publication record in Q1 journals.

Expertise in one or more of the following areas is expected:

  1.  quantum communication network
  2. optical network infrastructure
  3. routing and resource allocationThe position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English.

Swedish is not a requirement but Chalmers offers Swedish courses.

Responsibilities/Job Description

We offer a position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future. You will have engaged and ambitious colleagues from both industry and academia, along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment.

Project description

Quantum networks have incomparable advantages over classical networks in terms of communication security and computation power, where two representative techniques are quantum cryptography and quantum computing. Creating a scalable quantum network interconnecting users for secure communication and quantum processors to enable the quantum Internet is a major research focus in the project.  The project scope includes:- Protocol design for interconnecting distributed quantum systems- Optical quantum network planning and provisioning- Resource allocation optimization for telecom and quantum co-existence network

The details of the departmental research activities may be found here.

Major responsibilities

As postdoctoral researcher, your main responsibilities are to lead and conduct research. You will be expected to help develop the team and contribute with your creative ideas.The position may also include teaching on undergraduate and master's levels as well as supervising master's and/or PhD students to a certain extent. Another important aspect involves collaboration within academia and with society at large. The position is meritorious for future research duties within academia as well as industry/the public sector.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 20220204

Application Procedure

The application should be marked with Ref 20220204 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:

  •  CV, include complete list of publications
  • Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences
  • Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)1-3 pages where you:

  •  Introduce yourself
  • Describe your previous research fields and main research results
  • Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:

  •  Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

About the Division

The division of Communications, Antennas and Optical Networks conducts cutting edge research covering several aspect of communication infrastructures. The Optical Networks (ON) group performs research in network architecture design and optimization, control and management, datacenter networks, fiber access and mobile transport networks, network sustainability, reliability, security and survivability, and converged fiber-wireless networks.

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Contract terms

This postdoc position is a full-time temporary employment for two years.

We offer

Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the coastal city of Gothenburg. Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.Chalmers aims to actively improve our gender balance. We work broadly with equality projects, for example the GENIE Initiative on gender equality for excellence. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

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Contact details

For questions, please contact: Dr. Rui Lin, E2/CAOS, [email protected]+46317726030

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