Post-doc Announcement on quantum communication with satellites, RRI, Bangalore, Bangalore

Applications are invited from individuals for a *senior postdoctoral position at the Quantum Information and Computing (QuIC) lab, Raman Research Institute (RRI), Bangalore, India for a period of one year, with a possible extension up to four years or coterminous with the project (whichever is earlier). *

The QuIC lab of RRI is working on a mega project on Quantum Experiments with Satellite Technology (QuEST) in collaboration with the UR Rao Satellite Centre (URSC) of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) [http://www.rri.res.in/quic/landing_QKD.php]. The project is aimed at developing quantum communications technologies using satellites. Through this project, RRI with support from the URSC will develop new tools in quantum key distribution which will also involve satellite based technologies.

The selected candidate under this announcement will avail a unique opportunity to participate in this internationally competitive effort towards quantum communications experiments in the free space domain, some involving communication via dedicated satellites, as well as international linkages.

The job advertisement:
http://www.rri.res.in/downloads/Advt_ScOfficer_QuIC_29May2020.pdf
There is a corrigendum (http://www.rri.res.in/downloads/Advt_ScOfficer_QuIC_29May2020_Corrigendu...) which shows the extended date for application receipt.