Nano- and Quantum Science and Engineering Postdoctoral Fellowships

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Stanford University invites applications for the 2016 Nano- and Quantum Science and Engineering Postdoctoral Fellowships. We seek candidates with research interests at the interface between engineering and physical sciences, in particular in the area of nano- and quantum science and engineering. We are especially looking for candidates who will build a clear bridge between physical sciences and engineering applications.

Candidates are encouraged to contact faculty members from the participating departments (Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Materials Science, and Physics) to discuss possible research areas prior to submitting an application. The initial appointment includes 2 years of support with an annual salary of approximately $60,000 and benefits.

Applications and supporting credentials must be submitted through: Academic Jobs Online (

Candidates should upload their curriculum vitae, publication list, two page research statement, and arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. For queries, please contact Teresa Nguyen (teresan at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, but candidates whose applications and supporting materials including letters are all uploaded by December 18, 2015 will be fully considered.

Appointments are expected to begin on or around Autumn/Winter, 2016. It is expected that at least two fellowships will be awarded.

Eligibility: For consideration, candidates must have completed a PhD degree by September 1, 2016. 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.

Application Material Required:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Research Statement
Publication List
Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site)