Iowa State University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: ISU-QUANTUM [#23485, QUANTUM]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Ames, Iowa 50011-2064, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Quantum Physics and/or Control Theory
Application Deadline: 2023/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/10/13, finished 2024/03/12, listed until 2024/04/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at Iowa State University invites applications for a two year postdoctoral position(s) with possible extension to a third year subject to availability of funding and satisfactory performance. The expected start date is August 16, 2024. 

This opening is in Control Theory and Quantum Physics  aligning with research interests of Prof. Domenico D'Alessandro.   This includes geometric optimal control with  applications to quantum systems, dynamical analysis of quantum systems, quantum information with emphasis with quantum error correction, Lie algebraic and representation theory methods in quantum information.  

The position has a 2-1 teaching load which can be decreased based on availability of funds and research performance.    

A complete application will consist of a cover letter, a current CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching). All applications received by December 15th will receive full consideration. However, consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.  

Applications should also be submitted online at ISU system.

Required Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in Mathematics or related field.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Research Experience in Quantum Physics and/or Control Theory.
  • Experience teaching and mentoring students.  

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
396C Carver Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2064