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Postdoctoral Positions (Last posting August 1st 2019)


Funding is available for a postdoctoral fellow in Relativistic Quantum Information.


Successful candidates are expected to conduct full-time research with Principal Investigator Robert Mann  

Key activities include:

  • Developing programs for detector response and entanglement harvesting in curved spacetime.

  • Generalizing quantum information theoretical concepts to black hole spacetimes.

  • Developing and proposing laboratory tests and/or simulations of relativistic quantum information phenomena, including optomechanical experiments, analog gravity simulations, and quantum optics simulations


Candidates must possess a PhD and an excellent research track record. Expertise in Mathematica and MAPLE is very important, as well as in other languages such as C++ and Python.  The ideal candidate will have expertise in both quantum information and in gravitation/general relativity.  Candidates with excellent written and spoken communication skills will be prioritized.


Candidates will be considered immediately.  Appointment is expected to begin Sept 1 2019 until November 30 2020, with possibility of renewal until August 31 2021.


Along with their  CV and publication list,  applicants should  arrange for 3 confidential letters of reference to be sent to:

Robert Mann, P.Phys
Professor of Physics & Applied Mathematics
University of Waterloo
Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
tel: 519-885-1211x36285
fax: 519-746-8115