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Faculty in Quantum Science and Information

University of Maryland, College of Computer, Math, and Natural Sciences
College Park, Maryland (US)
Commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Feb 12, 2022
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The University of Maryland, College Park, College of Mathematical and Natural Sciences invites applications for multiple faculty positions at all levels in quantum science and information.  The position(s) would reside in the Department of Physics, the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Mathematics, or the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry depending on the research and qualifications of the applicant.  All areas of quantum science and information will be considered, including quantum computation, quantum simulation, quantum information processing, quantum sensing, and quantum networking.  Research can be experimental, theoretical or computational in nature.  Successful applicants will be expected to maintain active research programs and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the College of Mathematical and Natural Sciences.

The University of Maryland, College Park, College of Mathematical and Natural Sciences is home to major research efforts in quantum science and information through the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI, and the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QuICS,, and in collaboration with the Clark School of Engineering through the Quantum Technology Center (QTC,  

Minimum requirements: A Ph.D. in physics, computer science, mathematics, chemistry or a quantum-related discipline and independent research experience.  Good teaching is a high priority of the College, and a potential for teaching excellence is necessary.  The University of Maryland and the College of Mathematical and Natural Sciences are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community.  Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas.

Applicants should submit the following items:

  1. A cover letter
  2. A curriculum vitae, including a publication list
  3. A statement of research, not exceeding 3 pages
  4. A statement of teaching, not exceeding 3 pages
  5. Applicants should arrange for at least 3 references who will provide letters of recommendation
  6. A sample of three significant publications (optional)

Applications must be submitted here:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  UMD is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, personal appearance, or any other legally protected status in all aspects of employment.

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