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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

 

Institute

James Franck institute, Enrico Fermi institute, and Department of Physics of the University of Chicago

Job Description:

To conduct innovative research projects on few- and many-body physics, as well as quantum control based on ultracold atomic and molecular quantum gas.
Start date: as early as Fall 2021.

Research Directions:

1. Quantum phase transitions, Bose fireworks, atomic and molecular Bose-Einstein condensates, Bose-Fermi quantum mixtures. 
2. Scalable quantum control based on stereotactic control of single atoms.
3. Quantum many-body chemistry based on molecular Bose-Einstein condensates.
More about our research activities can be found on our group website: http://ultracold.uchicago.edu/

Research Facilities

1. Personnel: 1 postdocs, 8 graduate research assistants and 7 undergraduate research assistants.
2. Labs: 4 laboratories (total: 2500 square feet) and 4 apparatuses.
3. Supporting facilities: professional machine shop, electronics shop and material preparation center
4. Major equipment:  Fiber lasers, solid-state lasers, CO2 laser, diode lasers.

Qualification:

1. Ph.D. degree in experimental atomic, molecular and optical physics.
2. Experience in quantum gases and laser physics preferred.

Application:

Interested applicants should email Cheng Chin <cchin@uchicago.edu>. Please prepare
1. CV
2. Publication list
3. A list of three references.

 

We encourage applications from women and members of other under-represented groups.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESEARCH HIGHTLIGHTS (please check publications for recent research activities)

In-situ imaging of ultracold gases near a quantum phase transition

Quantum information processing and quantum microscopy based on translatable optical lattices