Openings

New Positions in the NarangLab

 

Positions in QIS-related Areas

 

Postdoctoral Scholar in Quantum Information at Harvard SEAS

Dr. Kade Head-Marsden and Dr. Matthew Trusheim, working with Prof. Prineha Narang, are recruiting a research fellow on topics in quantum information to join the NarangLab at Harvard SEAS. This position is a full-time one-year appointment, renewable by mutual agreement. The ideal candidate will have interests across quantum information, including dynamics of open quantum systems, noise models, or quantum algorithm development. Successful candidates will have background in quantum information from a quantum physics or algorithmic perspective. Experience with programming languages and scientific high-performance computing is preferred. A Ph.D. in chemistry, chemical physics, physics, applied physics, computer science or similar is expected by the start date. Please email Dr. Head-Marsden, Dr. Trusheim and Prof. Prineha Narang with a detailed CV, list of publications and a statement of research interests. In addition, applicants should be prepared to obtain 3 confidential letters of recommendation upon request. Please see the NarangLab and SEAS websites for more information. Review of applications will begin immediately and  applications will continue to be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

Postdoctoral Scholar in Hybrid Quantum Systems at Harvard SEAS

Dr. Matthew Trusheim and Dr. Kade Head-Marsden, working with Prof. Prineha Narang, are recruiting a postdoctoral scholar on topics in hybrid quantum systems and quantum networking to join the NarangLab at Harvard SEAS. This position is a full-time one-year appointment, renewable by mutual agreement. The ideal candidate will have interests that span fundamental physics to the applications of hybrid quantum systems. Successful candidates will have background in quantum engineering, including the theory of quantum algorithms, computation and sensing, as well as experience with quantum devices. Experience with computational modeling is preferred. A Ph.D. in electrical engineering, physics, applied physics, computer science or similar is expected by the start date. Please email Dr. Trusheim, Dr. Head-Marsden and Prof. Narang with a detailed CV, list of publications and a statement of research interests. In addition, applicants should be prepared to obtain 3 confidential letters of recommendation upon request. Please see the NarangLab and SEAS websites for more information.  Review of applications will begin immediately and  applications will continue to be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

Positions in CMP-related Areas

Postdoctoral Scholar in Computational Condensed Matter Physics of Transport in Weyl Semimetals at Harvard SEAS.

Prof. Prineha Narang (Harvard) and Prof. Claudia Felser (Director, MPI Chemical Physics of Solids/Harvard) are jointly recruiting a postdoctoral scholar broadly on predicting properties of Weyl semimetals with a start date of Fall 2019. This position is a full-time two-year appointment, renewable for a third year by mutual agreement.

The successful candidate, by working closely between theory/computation and experimental efforts on Weyl semimetals, will uncover the unique electronic, optoelectronic and transport properties of these materials. Ideal candidates will have a background in computational physics of materials including development of new methods and thorough knowledge of existing methods. Experience with programming languages and scientific high-performance computing is preferred. A Ph.D. in physics, applied physics, materials science or similar is expected by the start date.

Please email Profs. Narang and Felser with a detailed CV, list of publications and a statement of research interests. In addition, applicants should be prepared to obtain 3 confidential letters of recommendation upon request. Please see the NarangLab and SEAS websites for more information. The application deadline is June 20th, 2020; qualified women are encouraged to apply. Applications will continue to be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

Postdoctoral Scholar in Computational Materials Chemistry of Topological Materials at Harvard SEAS.

Prof. Prineha Narang (Harvard) and Prof. Claudia Felser (Director, MPI Chemical Physics of Solids/Harvard) are jointly recruiting a postdoctoral scholar on topics in computational topological materials science with a start date of Fall 2019. This position is a full-time two-year appointment, renewable for a third year by mutual agreement.

The ideal candidate will have interests across prediction of new classes of topological materials, incorporating ideas from materials chemistry in structure-property relationships and guiding experimental efforts, both synthesis and characterization. Successful candidates will have background in materials and quantum chemistry including development of new theoretical and computational methods. Experience with programming languages and scientific high-performance computing is preferred. A Ph.D. in chemistry, chemical physics, materials science, physics, applied physics, or similar is expected by the start date.

Please email Profs. Narang and Felser with a detailed CV, list of publications and a statement of research interests. In addition, applicants should be prepared to obtain 3 confidential letters of recommendation upon request. Please see the NarangLab and SEAS websites for more information. The application deadline is June 20th, 2020; qualified women are encouraged to apply.  Applications will continue to be accepted and evaluated until the positions are filled.

 

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General Information for Graduate Students

Admitted Harvard students interested in the NarangLab research topics should contact Prof. Narang via email.

SEAS Open House Information (2020) is here.

General Information for Postdoctoral Scholars

We are looking for talented postdoctoral scholars in materials theory, quantum nanophotonics, quantum information and quantum chemistry. Please email Prof. Narang with a detailed CV, list of publications and research interests. In addition, applicants should be prepared to obtain 3 letters of recommendation upon request.