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Job ID: 46010
Date Posted: Nov 13, 2020
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): R&D
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Within Hitachi’s global research and development group we offer an exciting new opportunity for a permanently employed researcher to conduct research on quantum information processing within our team at the Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory. The suitable candidate will have a PhD in physics or computer science with a strong background in quantum computing, bringing in know-how on quantum algorithms. Daily research will focus on the design of quantum algorithms with an eye towards applications and services deployed on near-term devices. The suitable researcher may further be involved in (co-)supervision of PhD students as well as maintaining and expanding our collaboration networks with academic partners and other companies to help realizing the company’s goal of developing a full-stack, scalable quantum computer. Pursuing grant applications is possible and encouraged. The place of work is the Hitachi Cambridge laboratory within the Cavendish laboratory at the University of Cambridge.
Company and Business Group Overview
At Hitachi we strive to contribute to society through the development of world-leading technology and innovative products. For that we follow Hitachi’s founding concepts of harmony, trust, honesty, integrity and a pioneering spirit, which have guided Hitachi’s growth into a flourishing, technology-driven and innovative company over the past century.
The Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory is part of Hitachi’s European Research and Development Centre and as such part of Hitachi’s global research and development group. The lab was founded in 1989 and is embedded within the Cavendish Laboratory, at the University of Cambridge. The lab’s mission is to conduct world class fundamental research together with our academic partners at the University of Cambridge, with an eye towards promoting innovative technology which serve society through co-creating with customers and colleagues from Hitachi’s research and development group.
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