The Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Experimental Quantum Information Science and Technology.
Applicants must possess a PhD in Physics (or equivalent) at the time of appointment. Successful applicants must be enthusiastic about contributing to teaching and research, and demonstrate the potential to excel in both. Postdoctoral experience and a record of high-quality research publications are expected. Evidence of strength in teaching practices, activities, and responsibilities is a strong asset.
Applicants are sought in the area of experimental quantum information science and technology. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent research program aligned with the University of Calgary's Eyes High vision, and to provide high-quality teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. They will actively recruit and supervise graduate students. Peer-reviewed external funding is expected to be obtained and sustained. Industrial partnerships are also encouraged, as appropriate.
Recently ranked #1 among young universities in Canada, the University of Calgary has significant ongoing research activities associated with our internationally known Institute for Quantum Science and Technology (IQST). One particular area of strength is quantum optics, in which area we have recently recruited a new faculty member whose focus will be quantum networks. The present advertisement is intentionally broader; the successful applicant should be able to work in collaboration with other researchers in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and in IQST.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy is one of Canada's leaders, with demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. It has sizeable undergraduate and graduate programs, state-of-the-art laboratories, and successful multi-disciplinary linkages. Calgary is a multi-cultural city beside the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Further information is available http://www.phas.ucalgary.ca and at http://iqst.ca.
Interested applicants should send a CV, a concise description of their research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of 3 references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or physical mail to:
Head, Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Calgary 2500 University Drive NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
The deadline for applications is November 21, 2018.
For more information about the University of Calgary and to find out why we are a great place to work, please visit the university’s Career’s Page. The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
Internal Number: 16670
About University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university has a clear strategic direction – Eyes High – to become one of Canada’s top five research universities by 2016, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community of Calgary.
The University of Calgary attracts and nurtures the talent that drives new knowledge creation, improves lives and betters our world. In this rich learning environment, the university serves over 31,000 students in more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs, and provides the community with diverse lifelong learning opportunities. International study, volunteer, work, and research programs provide global context while promoting diversity and excellence in learning, teaching and research.
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