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29 August 2017

Quantum Information Science in UK, 2017 Scholarship Positions 2017 2018

Swansea University (Wale) is offering fully funded PhD studentship in the field of theoretical quantum information at the Department of Physics in the College of Science. The successful candidate will be supervised by Dr Markus Müller.

Swansea University is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales and in 1948 became the first campus university in UK.

Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in the field of theoretical quantum information.

Scholarship Award: The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus an annual stipend of £14,553.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: Successful candidates are expected to bring a high enthusiasm for the above research topics, hold a master’s degree in Physics (EU/UK) or a related field, and have a strong background in one or more of the following:

  • Quantum computing and quantum information, quantum many-body systems, quantum optics, atomic physics and computer science. Programming skills and previous numerical simulation experience are not a prerequisite, but valuable for the project.
  • The successful PhD candidate will join our recently established theory team, which currently involves four postdocs, one PhD student and master’s students. She/he will also be an integral part of the vibrant scientific environment of the Atomic, Molecular and Quantum Physics (AMQP) Group at the Department of Physics, as well as of the Doctoral Training Centre at the College of Science at Swansea University.
  • The successful PhD candidate will have the opportunity to interact and collaborate closely with leading international theoretical and experimental groups, including the experimental ion-trap quantum information group at Innsbruck University, as well as experimental groups at Mainz University, ETH Zurich, Sydney University, as well as theory groups at Oxford University, in the UK and Europe. The PhD candidate will be encouraged to participate in summer/winter schools and to present her/his research at conferences and workshops.

Nationality: UK/EU students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants should hold a master’s degree in Physics.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: All students must demonstrate that they have achieved a certain level of English before starting their programme. Students will need to provide a recognised English language test or qualification before you can be accepted to Swansea University

How to Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the following documentation by the stated deadline. To apply for this studentship, please download the research scholarship application form and return it to the College of Science with the following:

  • Academic References – all scholarship applications require two supporting references to be submitted. Please ensure that your chosen referees are aware of the funding deadline, as their references form a vital part of the evaluation process. Please either include these with your scholarship application or ask your referees to send them directly to science-scholarships-at-swansea.ac.uk
  • Academic Transcripts and Degree Certificates – academic transcripts and degree certificates must be submitted along with the scholarship application by the funding deadline. We will be using these to verify your academic qualifications.
  • A recent CV

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 8, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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