Bilkent University, Mathematics

Position ID: 1347-PDFQC2024 [#24517]
Position Title: Postdoc
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Ankara, Ankara 06800, Turkey [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Foundations of quantum computing
Application Deadline: none (posted 2024/04/05)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at Bilkent University is offering one postdoctoral research position as part of the "Foundations of Quantum Computational Advantage" project. This initiative is supported by the European Union and Canada and involves collaboration with several prestigious institutions, including UBC (Raussendorf), Ottawa (Broadbent), Waterloo (Yard), SFU (de Silva), INL Portugal (Galvão, Barbosa), UCL (Abramsky), Stockholm (Bengtsson), Granada (Bermejo-Vega), Sevilla (Cabello), and Gdansk (Sainz). The selected candidate will work under the guidance of Assistant Prof. Cihan Okay.

We welcome applicants whose research focuses on quantum computing and intersecting areas of combinatorial optimization, particularly those with expertise in polyhedral methods. Detailed information about the project can be found at The position does not entail any teaching responsibilities. To be considered in the initial review, please submit your application by May 15, 2024. The intended start date is September 1, 2024, but there is flexibility, and we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal based on performance, conduct, and funding availability. The selected candidate will receive a competitive salary, a travel allowance, and benefits, including private health insurance and complimentary furnished housing on campus. For further inquiries, please contact

Application Process: To apply, please provide a cover letter highlighting your research's relevance to the project and your potential contributions, a curriculum vitae (CV), a research statement, and at least three references.

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Further Info:
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+90 (312) 290-2103
Department of Mathematics
Bilkent University
06800 Ankara, Turkey