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Postdoc Fellowships: 2024 Bloch Fellowship in Quantum Science and Engineering

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Bloch Postdoctoral Fellowship in Quantum Science and Engineering

The Stanford-SLAC Quantum Initiative, Q-FARM, invites applications for the 2024 Bloch Fellowships in Quantum Science and Engineering. Named after the pioneering Stanford scientist Felix Bloch in honor of his wide-ranging quantum mechanical discoveries and inventions, these fellowships are intended for the next generation of researchers blazing a similarly innovative trail.

Candidates are encouraged to describe in their research proposal opportunities for collaboration with one or multiple groups at Stanford. The initial appointment includes 3 years of support including salary and benefits. 

Applications and supporting credentials must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online, posting #25678. Candidates should upload their 

 • Curriculum vitae
 • Cover letter
 • Publication list
 • Two-page research statement
 • And arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. 

Candidates whose applications and supporting materials, including letters, are uploaded on or before November 3, 2023 will be guaranteed full consideration. 

Appointments are expected to begin on or around Autumn 2024. It is expected that at least four fellowships will be awarded. 

Research areas eligible for the fellowship include quantum chemistry, quantum communication, quantum computing, quantum information, quantum gravity, quantum materials, quantum optics, quantum dynamics, quantum condensed matter, quantum sensing and most other research specialties that can legitimately be prefixed by the word "quantum." 

Eligibility: For consideration, candidates must have completed a PhD degree prior to their tentative appointment date. The fellowship is open to US citizens or international candidates. Candidates from groups that are under-represented in their disciplines, including women, ethnic minorities and individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. 

Complementary programs: Applicants for the Bloch Fellowships may be eligible for other Stanford fellowship programs, such as the Stanford Science Fellows and SITP postdoctoral fellowships. They are encouraged to apply to all relevant programs.