Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Experimental Quantum Optics and Quantum Machine Learning (2 posts)

Atomic and Laser Physics, University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

Applications are invited for two Postdoctoral Research Assistants in experimental quantum optics and quantum machine learning.

The posts are available initially for a fixed-term duration of 1 year, with the possibility of extension for a further year.

The successful candidate(s) will manage their own academic research in the outlined area. They will be involved in several projects including application of quantum optics in machine learning and robotics as well as linear-optical superresolution microscopy. Tasks will include collaborating on reports and journal articles, carrying our collaborative projects with partner institutions, representing the research group at external meetings and seminars and developing ideas for generating research income. The postholder will have the opportunity to teach.

Applicants should hold, or be close to completion of a PhD in physics or a related field and possess a superb past research/publication record, excellent understanding of experimental optics and quantum physics as well as strong scientific writing skills. Knowledge of machine learning would be an advantage.

Please direct enquiries about the role to Professor Alex Lvovsky (

You will also be asked to upload a CV, scans of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (translated if necessary) and a supporting statement as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 20 December 2018 can be considered.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-137261