University of California, Berkeley

Assistant Professor: Quantum Information, Quantum Sensing, & Quantum Computing; Exp. or Theory

Department of Physics and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

The Department of Physics and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, at the University of California, Berkeley are conducting an open search to fill one or more tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in Quantum Information Science and Technology (experiment or theory) with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. Joint appointments with UC-affiliated institutes and initiatives (such as Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) or other UC Berkeley departments (such as the Department of Chemistry), will also be considered. The Department seeks candidates who have demonstrated originality and productivity in research, promise in teaching, and the potential to advance the department’s goal of a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive scholarly environment, and in alignment with Federal affirmative action goals and the UC Berkeley strategic plan for equity and inclusion: diversity.berkeley.edu/uc-berkeley-strategic-plan-equity-inclusion-and-diversity

The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.

Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated originality and productivity in research, promise in teaching, and the potential to advance the department’s goal of a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive scholarly environment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.

To apply, please visit: aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02274

Applications must be received by December 2, 2019.
Please direct questions to Marissa Dominguez at PhysicsAP@berkeley.edu.

When completing the online application, applicants should be sure to select the appropriate area(s) of specialization. This choice will determine which department makes the initial evaluation. Applicants should request and submit three to five letters of reference, and at least three of the letters should come from referees outside of the UC Berkeley system, with a desired date of submission of December 2, 2019.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
The University is family-friendly ofew.berkeley.edu/welfare/families and responsive to family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners, please visit ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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Last updated: 2019-11-05