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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP (1 POST) 01. Nov. 2021 – 31.Oct. 2022 SCHOOL OF Chemistry and Physics (Durban Centre)

The following postdoctoral fellowship opportunity is available to contribute research assistance in the field of Quantum Technology:


Research area: Quantum Verification and Validation and Quantum Metrology using photons. The applicant is required to conduct experimental work, and to assist research with quantum communication using non-linear optics.


The successful applicant will be expected to engage in full-time postdoctoral studies in the research group of Prof Konrad and set up experiments at the National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) in Pretoria.



  • Relevant PhD degree in Physics;
  • Experience with quantum communication /quantum memory experiments , witnessed by publications in these fields.  
  • Experience with setting up BiBO photon sources.
  • Documented knowledge of the design of quantum network nodes. 

For further information please email: or

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday, 18. Oct. 2021.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and CV. The letter must provide details of the candidate’s suitability with respect to the minimum requirements. The CV must include the names, full addresses, fax numbers and e-mail addresses of three referees.

Please e-mail applications to Prof Thomas Konrad, School of Chemistry & Physics, University of KwaZulu- Natal, Westville Campus, 3rd Floor, Physics Building, Block H, Westville; e-mail:


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Category Vacancies
Posted Tuesday, October 12, 2021
By Thomas Konrad
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