Stanford University: Junior faculty search in Quantum Science and Engineering

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Friday, December 1, 2017

The Schools of Engineering and Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University invite applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the junior level (Assistant or untenured Associate Professor) in the broadly defined field of quantum science and engineering with particular emphasis on all aspects of quantum computing and information. Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any particular specialization area or department affiliation.

Applicants should have a Ph.D., evidence of the ability to pursue an independent program of research, a strong commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and the ability to initiate and conduct research across disciplines. A successful candidate is expected to be appointed in one or two of the departments of Applied Physics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or Physics, although a joint appointment with another department or with SLAC will be considered depending on the candidate’s research area and teaching plan. The candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to build and lead a team of graduate students in Ph.D. research.

Applicants must send materials to the search committee through Academic Jobs Online. Candidates should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, a research and teaching statement (maximum three pages, combined), and arrange to have five letters of reference submitted online at
Inquiries may be directed to J. Tice, Dept. of Physics, 382 Via Pueblo Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-4060, or to

The due date for submission of all materials, including letters of reference, is December 1, 2017.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.