Research and leadership role in quantum software and algorithms

The strategic package award will allow the successful candidate to undertake an ambitious programme of research in quantum software and algorithms focusing on their applications. As part of the strategic package, the successful candidate will spend a minimum of 30% full-time equivalent (FTE) on secondment to the NQCC in the role of Chief Scientist. In total, 50 to 100% FTE time can be requested through this funding opportunity.

As Chief Scientist, the successful applicant will use current research results to steer and advise on areas of high potential for the NQCC and contributions to the wider UK quantum computing landscape. The applicant will be part of the NQCC team and will make a key contribution to shaping and influencing the future UK quantum computing landscape, meeting the strategic aims of the National Quantum Technologies Programme (NQTP) (as set out in the NQTP strategic intent (PDF, 10.6MB)) and the NQCC technology roadmap (PDF, 2.9MB).

Closing date

More information is available here.