Assistant Professor – Quantum Information Science
POSITION DESCRIPTION : The Department of Physics at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) ( www.utep.edu/science/physics ) is seeking a quantum information scientist for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in modeling or synthesis of quantum- information systems or sensors, practical qubit design, electro/magnetic qubit manipulation, and/or algorithms for use on or emulation of near-term quantum computers. Successful candidates are expected to develop an independent externally funded research program; to mentor, teach and direct students/researchers from the undergraduate to postdoctoral levels; and to engage in outreach and service activities. The department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in physics and participates in the multidisciplinary Ph.D. program. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or related area, a demonstrated interest in quantum information science or computing, a strong record of research accomplishments, and the capacity to secure extramural funding. Postdoctoral experience will be given preference. Candidates must submit: 1) letter of interest, 2) statement of research interests and plan, 3) brief outline of teaching experience and/or philosophy, 4) curriculum vitae, 5) copies of up to three relevant authored or co-authored publications, and 6) complete contact information for at least three references. Items 1-3 are not expected to exceed six pages total. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated appointment date is Fall 2020. To view the full position announcement and to apply, please visit http://utep.edu/employment .
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