Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden invites online Application for various Postdoctoral Fellowship in their different Departments. We are providing a list of Postdoc Fellowship positions available at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.
(01) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctor in mathematics
The postdoctoral project is “Quantitative Distributional Asymptotics in Metric Diophantine Approximation” and is funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation. One of the aims of the project is to provide error terms in the Central Limit Theorems for Diophantine approximants which have recently been established by Michael Björklund and Alexander Gorodnik. Another aim is to establish bounds on higher correlations for measures supported on various fractals in the space of lattices of Euclidean spaces, and to use these bounds to connect such bounds to different problems in metric Diophantine approximation on fractals.
Deadline : 1st September, 2022
(02) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Researcher in High Performance Computing
The Computer Architecture Research Group, within the Division of Computer Networks and Systems under the leadership of Professor Per Stenström, is conducting research on design principles for the next generation of computer systems. To ease the programming task and yet achieve high computational performance at as high energy efficiency as possible is an important objective in the knowledge generation process that the group contributes with. To this end, the group has a solid track record and a long-term focus on contributing to design principles of parallel computers. Four senior faculty members, five postdocs and twelve Ph.D students are engaged in research in Computer Architecture. The group is a founding partner of the HiPEAC European Network of Excellence and engaged in several EU and national projects with strong ties to industry, among them the European Processor Initiative.
Deadline : 23rd May 2022
(03) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc position in optical quantum network
Quantum networks have incomparable advantages over classical networks in terms of communication security and computation power, where two representative techniques are quantum cryptography and quantum computing. Creating a scalable quantum network interconnecting users for secure communication and quantum processors to enable the quantum Internet is a major research focus in the project.
The project scope includes:
– Protocol design for interconnecting distributed quantum systems
– Optical quantum network planning and provisioning
– Resource allocation optimization for telecom and quantum co-existence network
Deadline : May 31, 2022
(04) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Noiseless’ optical amplifiers and their applications
This research project deals with phase-sensitive optical parametric amplifiers (PSA) that have unique and superior properties compared with all other optical amplifiers, most notably the potential of noiseless amplification, very broad optical bandwidth, and being an enabler of a range of ultrafast all-optical functionalities. While these amplifiers have great promise for use in optical transmission, there exist many other very exciting applications as well ranging from spectroscopy, sensing, to free-space communication. We were awarded a major grant to conduct research on these amplifiers during a ten-year period. Topics include:
• Compact and high-performance nonlinear platforms for PSAs and other applications.
• Devices enabled by PSAs including ultralow noise lasers and broadband amplifiers.
• New optical amplification approaches for spatial-division-multiplexed transmission systems.
• Few-photon nonlinear optics and quantum communications.
Deadline : 15 May 2022.
(05) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in materials for energy applications studied using neutron scattering techniques
The project will be conducted in collaboration between the research groups of assoc. prof. Maths Karlsson, Chalmers, prof. Max Wolff, Uppsala University, and dr. Wiebke Lohstroh, FRM II. The tasks are twofold. Firstly, the postdoctoral researcher will perform cutting-edge research on energy related materials, using neutron scattering techniques. Ideally this work will benefit from strong synergies with the research within the group of M. Karlsson, which has current research activities in energy materials including studies of structure and dynamics of proton and hydride-ion conducting oxides, metal halide perovskites, and inorganic phosphors. Secondly, the postdoctoral researcher will design and develop near-sample optics and specialized sample holders for grazing incidence neutron spectroscopy, benchmark the performance in neutron ray-tracing simulations, perform virtual experiments to evaluate potential limitations of the method, and perform pilot studies on energy related materials in the form of thin films and specially designed neutron resonator samples on TOFTOF and elsewhere. Additionally, the postdoc will be engaged in the outreach of the project, and network with instruments scientists and potential users of the method. The postdoc is expected to spend a substantial amount of time at the FRM II Neutron Source in Germany.
Deadline : 29 April, 2022
(06) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Food Science – Marine proteins and Seafoods
Global seafood supply chains suffer harshly from inefficiency as roughly 25% of the total landed aquatic resource weight end up as processing by-products, mostly going to feed, but someties even to waste. Sweden ranks below the global average regarding use of fish/shellfish resources, and only 17% of our total landed biomass ends up on our plates! The VINNOVA funded project BlueBio aims to address this issue and bring together researchers, need owners and technology suppliers to develop and demonstrate a blue biorefinery platform to upcycle seafood by-products and small pelagic fish into multiple high value food ingredients such as proteins, fish oils, marine collagens and chitin as a holistic approach for increasing resource efficiency and value in the seafood chain.
Deadline : May 22, 2022
(07) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post-doctoral position(s) in the theory of quantum materials and devices
Recently, an umbrella notion of quantum materials have emerged. It encompasses condensed matter systems with emergent electronic properties, either because of strong correlations or topological order. The emergence may be inherent to the material itself, for instance high- temperature superconductors, or engineered through material- and nano-science in heterostructures between different materials. Our own expertise lies in self-consistent studies of unconventional superconductors applied to describing their thermodynamic ground state, transport properties such as charge and heat conductivities, describing tunnelling probes, vortex states and mesocopic devices.
Deadline : May 27, 2022
(08) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: One to two postdocs in developing deep learning for satellite images
The postdoc is expected to pursue research mainly related to the project’s Obj1 or Obj2. In other words, we are searching for candidates that are interested in either the prediction or the causal inference part of the project. Your interest should be clearly stated in your application, and clearly linked to your track-record.
The project is a collaboration among Chalmers University of Technology, the Institute for Analytical Sociology, Linköping University, and Dept of Statistics, Harvard University. Accordingly, although the candidatae will pursue research in machine learning within computer science and engineering at Chalmers, this person expected to have an interest in social-scientific issues and interdisciplinary research.
Deadline : 8 May, 2022
(09) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Enabling Quantum Chemistry on a Quantum Computer
Development of novel quantum computing techniques for the investigation of chemical processes that show unfavorable scaling on classical computers such as the electronic structure problems of strongly correlated species, and chemical reactivity. Development of electronic structure analysis tools for chemistry studied on quantum computers. Benchmarking quantum chemistry use cases on real QPUs, including those of WACQT.
Deadline : 16 May 2022.
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(10) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc position: Artificial atoms coupling to acoustic vacuum
Your major responsibility as a postdoc is to perform microwave measurements at very low temperatures on artificial atoms made from superconducting circuits. You would be part of a big group that has an advanced technological platform, both in terms of nanofabrication and measurement technology. You would be able to study atomic physics in a regime that is inaccessible for ordinary atomic physics. You will fabricate SAW-coupled qubits and do advanced microwave measurements on them.
Deadline : May 20, 2022.
(11) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Wallenberg postdoc position: Reducing stray radiation and thermalizing superconducting qubits
The Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology (WACQT) is a 12-year, SEK 1 billion research program that started in 2018 and aims to take Swedish research and industry to the forefront of quantum technology. Our main project is to develop a high-end quantum computer based on superconducting qubits. WACQT is directed and coordinated from Chalmers University of Technology, however several Swedish universities are involved. The research areas quantum sensing and quantum communication are coordinated from Lund University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, respectively. WACQT also has several industrial partner companies, see Industrial collaboration.
Deadline : May 20, 2022.
(12) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Wallenberg postdoc position: Qubit decoherence from ionizing radiation
Your major responsibility as postdoc is to perform microwave measurements at very low temperatures on superconducting circuits. You will do coherence measurements on multiple-qubit samples and look for correlated errors. Measurements will be done both at Chalmers, at Waaterloo and at SnoLab to understand the origin of such correlated errors. An important task would also be to find ways to reduce the correlated errors and/or the impact of them.
Deadline : May 20, 2022.
(13) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral researcher positions in Computer Architecture
For more than five decades, the speed at which computers get things done has been able to increase exponentially over time thanks to the fact that it has been possible to increase the number of transistors on a computer chip at the same pace. At this point, it is becoming challenging to fit more transistors on each chip, and at the same time the computing tasks are becoming increasingly data intensive, with everything from self-driving vehicles to analysis of massive data sets. This questions conventional wisdom how computers are built and calls for new solutions. In today’s technology, data is sent back and forth between the memory and computer chips, which costs both latency and processing power (energy).
Deadline : 15th May, 2022
(14) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Space geodesy and geodynamics
Your major responsibility will be to develop and conduct your own research at the frontier of space geodesy and geosciences. You are expected to develop your own scientific concepts and communicate the results of your research verbally and in writing, primarily in English, at conferences and in journal publications.
Deadline : 30 April, 2022
(15) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Two postdocs in Quantum gate error reduction
Position 1 – Optimal control pulses for quantum computers
In a superconducting quantum processor, quantum gates are realized by on-resonant or near-resonant microwave pulses with the intent of inducing Rabi oscillations on the desired qubit. However, standard Rabi pulses are not robust against errors in frequency and timing, and they are also not optimal with respect to leakage into higher excited qubit states. The goal of this project is to use advanced methods in optimal control theory to accurately manipulate control pulses for generating both single and two-qubit gates. The candidate is expected to develop these optimal control techniques and to experimentally demonstrate improvement of the quantum gate fidelities of Chalmers quantum processors.
Position 2 – Reduced qubit decoherence by materials modeling, process development, and device characterization
Dielectric loss is the currently dominant decoherence mechanism in superconducting qubits (Burnett 2019). Other important contributions to decoherence originate from phonons and quasiparticles. Here we propose a joint experimental-theoretical study of decoherence at the level of the physics of the constituent materials by joining forces between Chalmers and Aalto. We foresee that this effort will drastically improve our understanding of the microscopic mechanisms of decoherence and its effect on our devices, which will directly help improve the design and process development of our devices already during the project.
Deadline : 1 May 2022.
(16) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Astrochemistry at Onsala Space Observatory
As a postdoc you will belong to the Onsala Space Observatory Division of the Department of Space, Earth and Environment (SEE) at Chalmers. Onsala Space Observatory is the Swedish national facility for Radio Astronomy, hosting e.g. the Nordic ALMA Regional Centre. Astronomy and astrophysics research is hosted within two divisions at SEE: Onsala Space Observatory and Astronomy and Plasma Physics. Our members work in close connection and research covers a wide range of topics including astrochemistry, the birth and death of stars, exoplanets, formation and evolution of galaxies and the solar system. The research spans theoretical and computational studies, observational programmes and instrumentation development for ground and space based observatories.
Deadline : 15 May, 2022
(17) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc(s) in Satellite observations of precipitation and clouds
The overall aim of the position is to improve the quality of the data extracted, either by stand-alone retrievals or by the assimilation performed in weather forecasting models. The improvements will primarily be achieved by more accurate radiative transfer simulations.
The simulations will be used as input to machine learning algorithms or to guide changes in the assimilation procedures, in collaboration with others.
We are mainly looking for a person to broaden our competence in microwave radiometry of precipitation. A focus on clouds is also possible. Strong candidates with expertise in radar or infrared observations can be considered to explore synergies with such sensors.
Deadline : 30 April, 2022
(18) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdocs in Economics and speed of energy transitions
The division of Physical Resource Theory conducts research and provides education on solutions to major environmental challenges such as global warming and sustainable land use. Our research is challenge-driven and interdisciplinary building on both technical and social sciences and using a range of quantitative and qualitative methods. The division has around 50 staff members, faculty and PhD-students with diverse expertise, including engineers, natural and social scientists.
Deadline : May 6th 2022
(19) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Digitalized English-medium instruction
As a postdoctoral scholar you are expected to be a highly active member of the ICLHE/EMI research group, which has an ongoing research strand dedicated to the thematic area of this position. In addition, in collaboration with colleagues you will be expected to seek external funding for research to enable further research of your own as well as research in collaboration with others. Finally, depending on your research experience and research interests, you will have the possibility to supervise students (comprising < 10% of your time) and be involved in some minor teaching engagements (< 5% of your time).
Deadline : 30 April, 2022
(20) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in reinforcement learning
The main responsibility of the candidate will be to pursue research in the area of the position. The candidate will have the chance to work with the group members and collaborators at Chalmers and abroad, including the co-supervision of PhD students. The candidate is encouraged to supervise/teach up to 20% of their time.
Deadline : 31st May, 2022
(21) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in computational geomechanics: micromechanics of natural clays
We are looking for a highly motivated and talented individual to fill a 2-year post-doc position linked with a research project funded by Vetenskapsrådet (Swedish research council), with focus on physical and data-driven modelling of unique micromechanical data on natural sensitive clays. The project is a computational project in which the fundamental material response at the material science scale is studied to truly understand the material performance in engineering scale. In addition to the main supervisors (Prof. Jelke Dijkstra and Prof. Minna Karstunen) at GRG, Dr Georgios Birmpilis will contribute to the project with his expertise on data processing. Furthermore, the project is run in collaboration with Prof. Eleni Gerolytamou at TU Clausthal, Germany.
Deadline : 30 April 2022.
(22) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in multiphysics modelling of geostructures in FEniCSx
We are looking for a highly motivated and talented individual to fill a post-doc position linked with a a research project funded by Formas (Swedish research council), which aims to develop a multiphysics model to assess the impact of climate change on the built environment in terms of stability and ground movements. A major component will be the development of an efficient scalable computational framework for multiphysics modelling of geostructures in FEniCSx, accounting for the spatial heterogeneity of the soil and the probabilistic nature of the environmental loading on its interfaces (atmosphere, lower and upper aquifer). In addition to the main supervisor (Prof. Minna Karstunen), the student is supported by Dr Ayman Abed, Prof. Jelke Dijkstra and Prof. Anders Logg, as well as the development team of Digital Twin Cities Centre at Chalmers. The project is part of a larger constellation of projects that focus on modelling the impacts of climate change and mitigation measures on geostructures.
Deadline : 30 april 2022.
(23) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in systems and languages for cybersecurity and privacy
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is a joint department at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg, with activities on two campuses in the city of Gothenburg. The department has around 270 employees from over 30 countries. Our research has a wide span, from theoretical foundations to applied systems development. We provide high quality education at Bachelor’s, Master’s and graduate levels, offering over 120 courses each year. We also have extensive national and international collaborations with academia, industry and society.
Deadline : 1 May 2022.
About Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden –Official Website
Chalmers University of Technology is a Swedish university located in Gothenburg that focuses on research and education in technology, natural sciences, architecture, mathematics, maritime and other management areas.
The university was founded in 1829 following a donation by William Chalmers, a director of the Swedish East India Company. He donated part of his fortune for the establishment of an “industrial school”. Chalmers was run as a private institution until 1937, when the institute became a state-owned university. In 1994, the school was incorporated as an aktiebolag under the control of the Swedish Government, the faculty and the Student Union. Chalmers is one of only three universities in Sweden which are named after a person, the other two being Karolinska Institutet and Linnaeus University.
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