Quantum Information Theorist
UK - Cambridge

Job Reference: 000091

Location: UK - Cambridge

Closing Date: 31/12/2021

Job Posted Date: 23/12/2020

Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits Package

Employment Type: Permanent - Full-time

Business Type: Research & Development

Toshiba Europe Ltd are at the forefront of research on quantum information systems and devices. We invite applications for the post of Research Scientist in the Quantum Information Group at the Cambridge Research Laboratory. The successful candidate will lead work on analysing the security of quantum cryptography systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Devising new protocols for improved performance or new functionality of quantum communication systems
  • Security analysis of protocols for quantum cryptography
  • Simulating real world quantum cryptography systems and optimising performance
  • Analysing implementation security of real-world systems
  • Supporting experimentalists in Toshiba working in similar areas
  • Leading collaborative work with partners in the UK and Europe
  • Contributing to efforts to develop global standards for quantum technology


Requirements:

  • A PhD in Physics, Electronic Engineering or related discipline
  • Deep knowledge of quantum cryptography protocols and security proofs
  • Good understanding of experimental approaches to quantum cryptography
  • Track record of world leading research in quantum information theory
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

 

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