Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. The Quantum Communications Science team is seeking highly skilled and motivated postdoctoral researchers to work on several projects in the field of quantum information systems. This team develops methodologies, software and hardware systems to address the nation’s need for quantum-based cryptography. You will conduct research to advance the state of quantum cryptography and communicate research results through reports, presentations and peer-reviewed publications.
Ph.D. in Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field from an accredited college or university within the past five years (or soon to be completed)
Substantial theoretical research experience in fields applicable to quantum physics, quantum information theory, quantum thermodynamics and information protocol
Demonstrated research ability as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, reports, presentations and awards
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment
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