Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Quantum Science and Technology

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 28, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Quantum Science and Technology

Department: College of Natural Sciences
Posted: Sep 25, 2020
Apply By: Jan 31, 2021


The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for multiple tenure-track Assistant Professor positions (subject to the availability of funding) to enhance its research programs in the general area of quantum materials and quantum information science. The candidates will have a home department in Physics or Computer Science. This hiring initiative focuses on two areas: (1) fundamentals and applications of quantum information, algorithms, systems and architectures, and (2) quantum materials, devices, and quantum simulation.

The positions offer excellent start-up funds, salary, and laboratory space in a dynamic and highly interactive research environment.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) and a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research. Successful candidates are expected to pursue an active research program, to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, and to supervise graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.

The University is committed to building a diverse faculty and we are interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

Application Instructions

Please submit your application at apply.interfolio.com/79208 and include: a cover letter, a description of research accomplishments and current and future research plans (limited to 4 pages), a statement on teaching experience, goals, and philosophy, a Curriculum Vitae, and a list of publications. Candidates should indicate a preferred home department and are also required to request three letters of recommendation using the Interfolio website, which will email the referees with instructions to directly upload their letters of recommendation. Complete applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis beginning September 30, 2020. Applications received before January 31, 2021 will be given full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

To apply, visit https://faculty.utexas.edu/career/64904