Postdoctoral Appointee- Numerical Optimization and Quantum C
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Lemont, IL 60439
Postdoctoral Appointee\- Numerical Optimization and Quantum Computing
Requisition Number: 407162 Location: Lemont, IL
Functional Area: Research and Development Division: MCS\-Mathematics and Computer Science
Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Education Required: Not Indicated
Level \(Grade\): 700 Shift: 8:30 \- 5:00 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
The Laboratory for Applied Mathematics, Numerical Software, and Statistics \(LANS\) in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne is seeking postdoctoral candidates interested in numerical optimization and quantum computing\. Postdoctoral appointees will develop theory, algorithms, and/or software at intersection of optimization and quantum computing\. We especially encourage applications from researchers with interests in hybrid quantum\-classical algorithms and/or variational quantum algorithms \(e\.g\., QAOA, VQE\)\.
The MCS Division at Argonne National Laboratory is a leader in the design of numerical algorithms, development of software tools and technology, and simulation of applications of interest to the U\.S\. Department of Energy\. Postdoctoral appointees will participate in a collegial and stimulating environment, including access to multidisciplinary collaborations, world\-class mathematical libraries and quantum simulation technologies, a 30\-mile quantum teleportation network being developed in the Chicago area, and the US’s first exascale supercomputer\. Argonne is a founding member of the Chicago Quantum Exchange; more information on quantum computing at Argonne is available at: https://www\.anl\.gov/mcs/quantum\-computing \.
An expected/recent doctoral degree in applied mathematics, quantum information sciences, or related fields\. Experience in one of the fields of numerical optimization or quantum computing and an interest in extending research to the other field\.
Applicants should include contact information for three references\.
The start date for this position is flexible\. U\.S\. citizenship/permanent residency is not required\.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation\. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment\. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law\.
Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486\.1\. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne’s Legal Department\.