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Assistant Professor, Quantum Photonics and Nanoscale Optics Engineering

Indiana University Bloomington / Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Physics & Space Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University-Bloomington (IUB) invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in experimental Quantum Photonics and Nanoscale Optics Engineering in the Department of Intelligent Systems Engineering (ISE) to begin in August 2022. ISE is a diverse department exploring the applications of modern computing and technology across a broad range of areas, from sensors to robotics to high performance computing to bioengineering. This position is part of IUB’s Emerging Areas of Research initiative that is funding significant growth in these areas through the Quantum Science and Engineering Center (IU-QSEc:


Candidates should show commitment to the collaborative and transdisciplinary development of the IU-QSEc and ISE’s activities in quantum information science and engineering, including, but not limited to quantum computation, simulation, sensing, and communication.


ISE faculty are expected to develop an active, externally-funded research program.


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with existing efforts in multi-functional structured optical fibers for Quantum Interconnects (QuIC) (, conventional and quantum networks, and quantum simulation with both trapped atoms and ions (, We seek candidates committed to excellence in teaching courses of interest to a broad range of both undergraduate and graduate engineering students and whose teaching fosters diversity and inclusion.


Duties will include research, teaching multi-level courses both online and in person, participating in course design and assessment, and service to the School.


Applicants should have a demonstrable potential for excellence in research and teaching and a Ph.D. in engineering, physics, or a related scientific discipline expected before August 2022.


Applications received before December 1, 2021 will be assured full consideration; however, the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Candidates should review application requirements, learn about IU, Luddy School, and benefits, and apply online at:


Questions may be sent to Prof. James A. Glazier ( or Prof. Alexander Gumennik (


Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA Services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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