New position at the University of Nottingham

My friend Ivette sent me this announcement of a new position working with her at the U. of Nottingham.  Note the deadline:

Please note that applications should be made online through the University’s recruitment website

School of Mathematical Sciences – Division of Applied Mathematics
Research Fellow
Reference : SCI870
Closing Date : 05 August 2010
Salary : £27,319 to £35,646 per annum, depending on skills and experience
This post is available immediately and will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of one year

Applications are invited for the above post to work with Dr Ivette Fuentes on an EPSRC funded project on the overlap of quantum information theory and relativity. The research is aiming at exploiting relativistic effects to improve quantum information tasks and finding applications of quantum information to foundational questions in gravity. For information about the School of Mathematical Sciences, one of the most active in the UK, see:

Candidates should have a PhD in mathematics or physics and experience with quantum theory and relativity. Knowledge of quantum information theory, quantum optics and/or quantum field theory is also desirable. They must be confident, organised, have good communication skills and enjoy working with a variety of different people across discipline boundaries.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr I Fuentes, Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted.

3 Responses to “New position at the University of Nottingham”

  1. Hi
    I know this might not be the place to talk abt it…but since I urgently need to decide for my graduate studies , I would like to know about your opinion about the EPSRC funded Doctoral Training Programme…
    What are the advantages and disadvantages of such programmes, compared to the normal research postgraduate studies?

  2. quantummoxie Says:

    Hi Daniel,

    This place is as good a place as any to talk about it! I was not EPSRC funded at St. Andrews so, unfortunately, I’m not likely to be of much help. But maybe there is someone lurking out there who was. I would highly recommend talking to someone in the EPSRC program and also someone outside it. Someone who could probably help is my fellow blogger Suze Gildert who I believe was EPSRC funded.

  3. Thanks! I’ll go have a look there… 🙂

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