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Opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

Quantum Computing for Quantum Chemistry

Location

Naval Research Laboratory, DC, Chemistry

RO# Location
64.15.15.C0173 Washington, DC 203755321

Advisers

name email phone
Daniel Gunlycke daniel.gunlycke@nrl.navy.mil 202.767.6346

Description

Quantum chemistry is a leading application area for quantum computing.  Because quantum processing units are able to prepare and measure quantum states in exponentially large Hilbert spaces, quantum computers can be used to efficiently explore many-particle systems.  Our team has already computed many-electron ground-state energies for several small molecules, including molecular fluorine, using real quantum hardware.

We are looking for a talented scientist who is interested in developing new methods to expand current capabilities and performing research to gain further understanding of this emerging field.

Keywords:
Quantum Computing; Quantum Chemistry; Quantum Simulation; Quantum Algorithms; Electronic Structure Methods; Statistical Mechanics; Theoretical Chemistry.

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$89,834.00 $3,000.00
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