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PhD Scholar (CRQIT)

Posted on : 14/09/2023

Applications are invited for ONE position of PhD Scholar on the project, “Development of algorithms for simulating strongly correlated systems on hybrid classical-quantum architectures.” under the supervision of Prof. Indrakshi Raychowdhury (Department of Physics), Prof. Kunal Korgaonkar (Department of CSIS) and Prof. Himadri Mukherjee (Department of Mathematics).

Deserving candidates check the eligibility criteria and qualification process of the PhD program of BITS Pilani (


Scope of work

Essential Qualification

Desirable Qualification

Interdisciplinary work in the regime of quantum technology at the Center for Research in Quantum Information and Technology (CRQIT). The project aims to understand the physics of strongly correlated systems using emergent technology.

 It involves developing classical optimization algorithms, developing algorithms to implement on quantum architecture, and benchmarking algorithms via CPU/GPU-based classical computation.

MSc (with at least 60% marks) in physics with a strong interest in theoretical physics.

Candidates with MSc in mathematics may also apply.


in programming using C/C++/python.


Interest and expertise in linear algebra, representation theory and other mathematical topics.


Experience of working in a research project with some output/publication.





Fellowship: ₹37,000 - ₹42,000 per month (based on the year of PhD and performance)

Duration: As per BITS Pilani norms (

Place of work: BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, Goa, India

Application process: Please apply with CV and Cover letter (showing alignment and justification with the roles/responsibilities/requirements) using this form

Preliminary shortlisting will be based on resume and telephonic/audio-visual interview within a week of last date of application. For final interview, the candidate will be informed through e-mail for interview. No TA/DA will be provided in case of personal interview. For more details, please contact:


Indrakshi Raychowdhury

Department of Physics, Goa Campus

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