Aalto University, Dept. of Mathematics and Systems analysis

Position ID: Aalto-DCCT [#14053]
Position Title: Doctoral Candidate in Coding Theory for Quantum Technology
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Espoo, Southern Finland 02150, Finland [map]
Subject Area: Coding Theory for Quantum Technology
Application Deadline: finished (2019/06/27, finished 2019/11/06)
Position Description:    

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Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

School of Science, Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis is looking for a Doctoral Candidate in Coding Theory for Quantum Technology

The Algebra and Discrete Mathematics Research Group in the Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis https://math.aalto.fi/en/ is looking for a doctoral candidate in the area of coding theory and its applications to quantum technology to work under the supervision of Prof. Camilla Hollanti. Preference will be given to candidates with strong knowledge in linear algebra and coding theory. Programming skills and experience in quantum information theory will be greatly valued, but are not mandatory. An excellent command of English is required.

The approximate timescale for completing the doctoral degree is 4 years. The new doctoral student will start in September 2019, or as soon as possible after that. The maximum funding period is 4 years. The initial salary is €2509 and the contract includes occupational health care and social security benefits.

The Doctoral Program at Aalto University is intended for the candidates of excellent academic background motivated in pursuing a full-time doctoral program and producing cutting-edge research of the highest international level. Applicants must fulfil the admission requirements to the Aalto Doctoral Programme of Science and, if chosen for position, apply for and obtain the right to pursue doctoral studies at Aalto. For more information on the general requirements and the application process for post-graduate studies, please visit https://into.aalto.fi/display/endoctoralsci/How+to+apply

Please send your application as a single PDF file through the eRecruitment system at https://www.aalto.fi/en/open-positions/doctoral-candidate-in-coding-theory-for-quantum-technology.

Review of applications will begin on July 20th, and continue until the position is filled. Your application should include the following documents: · Statement of purpose (describe your motivation, scientific interests and career goals, and mention your earliest possible starting date). · CV. · University transcripts (with clear explanation on the grading scale). Two reference letters should be sent directly to Camilla Hollanti (firstname.lastname@aalto.fi) by the writer of the recommendation.

Aalto University is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, and age. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified individuals from all sectors of the community.

For additional information, contact Camilla Hollanti (firstname.lastname@aalto.fi).

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