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Announcements of graduate/PhD/postdoctoral fellowships and other contracts related to quantum thermodynamics.

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PhD position
Oct. 1, 2020 - April 1, 2024 , University of Exeter

We are looking for motivated students to work on the thermodynamics of strongly coupled open quantum systems and tweak the design of quantum-thermodynamic cooling cycles. This award provides annual funding to cover UK/EU/International tuition fees and a tax-free stipend. The studentship will be awarded on the basis of merit for 3.5 years of full-time study to commence in October 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. Earlier start dates can be discussed.
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/award/?id=3835&fbclid=IwAR2zzUfBtmTzOuGshdV-abKP3zbHCnB9nYy3oCHWdbsiRFsgzexYdU7XmC8

PhD position at Trinity College Dublin (QuSys Group)
Sept. 1, 2020 - Sept. 1, 2024 , Trinity College Dublin

A fully funded PhD position is available at Trinity College Dublin working with QuSys group lead by Prof. John Goold. Please click the link for details.
https://www.quantiki.org/position/fully-funded-phd-position-thermodynamics-quantum-non-equilibrium-systems-trinity-college

Postdoctoral fellow in Nanoscale and Quantum Thermodynamic, theory
Feb. 24, 2020 - March 16, 2020 , Lund University

The research will be based on the project “Information-to-work conversion from classical to quantum – a nanoscale electronic demon in double quantum dots”, supported by the Foundational Questions Institute under the call “Information as Fuel”. The subject is theory for stochastic and quantum thermodynamics in nanoscale systems, with a focus on statistical properties of thermodynamical quantities such as work, heat and entropy production.
https://lu.varbi.com/en/what:job/jobID:317752/type:job/where:4/apply:1

Research Assosciate in Theoretical Chemistry/Physics
Feb. 1, 2020 - March 31, 2020 , University of Manchester

An ERC-funded Research Associate position is available to undertake research in the field of open quantum systems, molecular magnetism and vibronic coupling. This position is part of the “ContraVib: Chemical Control of Vibronic Coupling for Magnetic Materials” project, that seeks to use high quality physical measurements and state-of-the-art theoretical techniques to develop guidelines for the chemical control of vibronic coupling.
https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=18648

PhD positions in Quantum Resources Group
Jan. 1, 2020 - June 30, 2023 , Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Looking for 2 PhD students to work in the newly established Quantum Resources Group. The broad aim of the group is to develop a theoretical framework underpinning quantum technologies, with a particular focus on quantum computing and quantum thermodynamics. The specific research directions that the group will pursue are described in the Research Agenda available here: http://kamilkorzekwa.com/group/research_agenda.pdf.
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/451891

Post-doc positions in Quantum Resources Group
Jan. 1, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2021 , Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Looking for 2 post-doc to work in the newly established Quantum Resources Group. The broad aim of the group is to develop a theoretical framework underpinning quantum technologies, with a particular focus on quantum computing and quantum thermodynamics. The specific research directions that the group will pursue are described in the Research Agenda available here: http://kamilkorzekwa.com/group/research_agenda.pdf.
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/451903

Postdoc position in nonequilibrium thermodynamics
Jan. 1, 2020 - April 1, 2020 , University of Luxembourg

Two postdoc positions are available in the group of Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Esposito, one in the frame of the project 'Information as fuel in colloids and superconducting quantum circuits' funded by FQXI, another one in the frame of the project 'Non-equilibrium thermodynamics in electronic circuits' funded by FNR. For more details see: https://sites.google.com/site/massimilianomassimilianoespositogennaroespositogennaro/positions
https://sites.google.com/site/massimilianoespositogennaro/positions

PhD position quantum transport/quantum thermodynamics
Jan. 1, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , Chalmers, Gothenburg, Sweden

There is an opening for a PhD position in quantum transport/quantum thermodynamics (theory) at Chalmers. The PhD thesis will be supervised by Janine Splettstoesser at the department for Microtechnology and Nanoscience. For applications and more detailed information, please follow the above link. Please note, that a number of PhD positions in Nanoscience opens at Chalmers at the same time: https://www.chalmers.se/en/research/strong/nano/Pages/PhD%20student%20positions/PhD-student-positions-2020
https://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=8160&rmlang=UK

(Tenure Track) Assistant Professor Positions University College Dublin
Dec. 17, 2019 - Jan. 24, 2020 , University College Dublin, Ireland

Tenure track positions are opening at UCD where school of physics is looking to build up a strong presence in Quantum Science and Technology theory. Appointments include a fully funded PhD studentship. Further details and application portal in the following links: http://www.ucd.ie/adastrafellows/ (UCD) https://www.ucd.ie/adastrafellows/science/ (College of Science) http://www.ucd.ie/physics/research/vacanciesopportunities/ (physics) Deadline for applications: 24th January 2020.
http://www.ucd.ie/physics/research/vacanciesopportunities/

Postdoc position in open quantum/quantum thermodynamics theory
Dec. 10, 2019 - Dec. 16, 2019 , University of Exeter (Anders group)

A postdoc position is available in the group of Prof Janet Anders at the University of Exeter, to work on describing the analytical spin dynamics with open quantum systems/quantum thermodynamics methods. The position is for 18+18 months, and start is anytime in 2020/to be agreed. Applications should include a CV and a cover letter, a research statement is optional. Deadline is Monday 16 December.
https://jobs.exeter.ac.uk/hrpr_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=843875Qspo&WVID=3817591jNg&LANG=USA