Research Associate in Quantum Numerical Algorithms University of Manchester, Science & Engineering United Kingdom

Research Associate in Quantum Numerical Algorithms


Job Reference : S&E-11832

Location : Sackville Street, Manchester

Closing Date : 01/05/2018

Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum according to experience

Employment Type : Fixed Term

Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering

Division : -

Hours Per week : Full time

Contract Duration : From as soon as possible for 24 months

A postdoctoral Research Associate position is available for an outstanding and ambitious individual to undertake theoretical and computational research that assesses the performance of contemporary numerical methods on anticipated future quantum computing systems. The project will look to propose enhancements to popular contemporary numerical algorithms to improve suitability to quantum architectures as well as provide a framework for practical numerical algorithm development for quantum machines for use by engineers in modelling and simulation.


You should have, or be working towards, a PhD or equivalent in mathematics, physics, or engineering, and have specialist knowledge in quantum mechanics or quantum computing. Expertise in developing numerical methods and parallel code for research in continuum or quantum mechanics is essential. You should be capable of working under your own initiative. Excellent communication and organisational skills are also required.


The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:


Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.


Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Steven Lind



General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004


Date of external posting: 17 April 2018


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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