Open Positions

Postdoctoral Researcher in mathematics of Quantum Computing

Duration: 2 years

Monthly Net Salary: 8200PLN 




We search for highly motivated and talented candidates interested in research in the domain of mathematical aspects of quantum computing and quantum information. Candidates with previous experience in quantum information and/or mathematical physics, are particularly welcome. Among the tasks of the employed scientists will be development of new methods that can be used in the theory of : t-designs, complexity, short quantum circuits, efficient quantum gates. An experience in representation theory and random matrix theory will be treated as an additional asset.

The successful candidate will be employed in the Center for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw in the Quantum Mathematics group led by Adam Sawicki. The Center was created in 1980 and is the leading theoretical physics institute in Poland. Faculty members working in the area of quantum information, quantum foundations and quantum computing are: Remik Augusiak, Jarek Korbicz, Marek Kuś, Michał Oszmaniec, Adam Sawicki and Karol Życzkowski.


At the time of application, the candidates should either have a PhD degree, obtained not earlier than in 2015, or obtain a PhD degree before signing the job contract. Required documents:

    1. The scientific CV, including the major scientific achievements, list of publications,
      participation in research projects and conferences.
    2. At least one recommendation letter (sent directly be the person giving references
      to the address: )
    3.  Certified copy of the PhD diploma or the letter from the supervisor about the
      prospects for completion of the Thesis before the beginning of the employment.
    4.  Signed RODO clause

Submissions are to be received electronically (only pdf files) at the email There is no definite closing date — the call is open until an appropriate candidate is found. In your e-mail’s subject please add the reference number: AS/17/2022. Questions about the project and employment conditions should be sent directly to Adam Sawicki ( ).

Applicants will be informed about the results by e-mail. The selected candidate will be employed for a period of 24 months. The starting date of the employment is negotiable.