October 30, 2020

Through Friday, you can vote from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at outdoor tents at Memorial Union, Union South and East Campus Mall.

Ombuds are available to help all employees (and grad students!) that are dealing with work related challenges. It is a safe place where you can seek guidance regarding workplace concerns at any time.

Join the Chicago Quantum Exchange trainee listserve
If you'd like to receive CQE updates for trainees, such as job seminars or postdoc opportunities, then email sympa@lists.uchicago.edu with the subject: subscribe trainees_cqe firstname lastname [replace “firstname” and “lastname” with your first and last names, respectively]

The Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C) quantumconsortium.org is collecting information from students at member universities who are interested in internships or full-time jobs at QED-C member companies. The information will be shared with members through the QED-C member-only website. If you'd like to have your information made available to companies, please complete this brief survey and upload your resume. Once we have received responses, we will share this with QED-C directly. 

The Babcock Dairy Store is now offering curbside pickup of its prepackaged ice cream and cheese.
Upcoming Events

See the departmental events calendar to be sure you don't miss any of the upcoming seminars, workshops, or journal clubs, workshops!

Date: November 5th, 2020; 12:00 -1:30 PM (Online)

Date: November 11 – 13, 2020
The third annual Chicago Quantum Summit will capitalize on the momentum of efforts across the quantum community

Dates: November 11th, 2020 - Engineering
December 2nd, 2020 - Medical Science

Date: December 3rd, 2020; 12:00 – 1:00 PM (Online)

Deadline: December 11th, 2020

Everything you should know about the changes to the commencement related events scheduled for December.
Professional Development

The following items are event highlights from the UW-Madison Graduate School Office of Professional Development:

Date: November 3rd, 2020. 12:00–1:30 PM CST (Online)

Date: November 4th, 2020.  1:00–2:30 PM CST (Online)

Deadline: November 6th, 2020
Winter Dissertation Writing Camp, which will take place January 4-8, 2020. Applications are here.

Date: November 10th, 2020.  1:00–2:30 PM CST (Online)

Date: November 12th, 2020.  1:00–2:30 PM CST (Online)

Date: November 13th, 2020. 11:00 AM CST (Online)

Deadline: November 13th, 2020
Questions? Contact connect@wiscience.wisc.edu

Date: November 20th, 2020. 11:00 AM CST (Online)
Employment Opportunities

Deadline: November 2nd, 2020
You can contact Ion Stancu for more information.

Postdoctoral Positions in quantum thermodynamics and information in the group of Nicole Yunger Halpern, QuICS

Two tenure-track Faculty positions in Quantum Matter and Quantum Information Science.

NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute, H-QAN, hiring three key staff positions
These are fantastic opportunities for individuals with a technical background who are ready to lead and contribute to the quantum information science and education ecosystem in the U.S. Please contact Prof. Brian DeMarco at UIUC with any questions.
Funding Opportunities

Two Sigma Fellowships: Internal Nominations DUE TODAY!
Deadline: October 30th, 2020
The Department of Physics can nominate 3 PhD students for EACH of the following fellowships: The Two Sigma PhD Fellowship and the Two Sigma Diversity PhD Fellowships.  Full details about the fellowships are included below. 
Deadline: December 1st, 2020
Questions and inquiries can be sent to Andrew Houck

Deadline: December 15th, 2020
Graduate students partner with industry or national labs to advance innovative research topics in quantum information science and engineering.