Research Trainee - Quantum Readout Technologies
£26,341 - £32,344 per year
University of York campus (with some remote working options available)
To be confirmed
The Department of Computer Science is looking to recruit 2 Research Trainees in Quantum Readout Technologies.
The main purpose of the role is to provide support to the research project QUARTET, undertaking research work within the overall programme and assisting with the day-to-day operation of the project QUARTET.
- To undertake work, which may be as part of a research team, investigating a designated area of subject knowledge to promote further understanding.
- To work closely with the project supervisor to prepare work for dissemination, presenting preliminary findings at meetings within the research group as appropriate.
- Under the guidance of the project supervisor, to assist in writing articles, papers, reports or books as appropriate.
- To liaise and collaborate with students and researchers and relevant external contacts and organisations.
- To participate in the dissemination of research findings internally and externally at seminars, workshops and conferences.
- To prioritise tasks within an agreed work schedule to ensure that the project(s) are delivered on time.
Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed
- Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Physics or equivalent area
- Knowledge of quantum information protocols
- Knowledge of a range of research techniques and methodologies in quantum information
- Understanding of relevant health & safety practices
- Has research expertise in an area that will complement and enhance the department's research strategy and goals
- Ability to undertake academic research. Examples may include preparing, setting up, conducting and recoding the outcome of experiments or field work, the development of questionnaires and conducting surveys
- Ability to organise own research activities to agreed deadlines and quality standards
- Excellent written communication in order to contribute effectively to the production of research reports and publications
- High level oral communication skills to enable the effective presentation of research progress and outcomes to key stakeholders
- Ability to communicate new and complex information effectively to a range of audiences
- Ability to work as part of a team and also to work independently using own initiative
- Experience of working in quantum information (with published peer-reviewed papers)
Interview date: To be confirmed
For informal enquiries: Please contact Professor Stefano Pirandola on firstname.lastname@example.org
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