Assistant Professor Position in Experimental Quantum Information Science

New York University Faculty of Arts and Science
New York City, New York
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Nov 8, 2022

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Assistant Professor Position in Experimental Quantum Information Science
Department of Physics
New York University Faculty of Arts and Science

The Department of Physics at New York University invites applications for a faculty position in the area of experimental quantum information science. Applications will be considered at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level. We welcome applications from researchers studying solid state quantum information platforms, including but not limited to superconducting devices, spin systems, and defect/vacancy physical systems.

The successful candidate is expected to initiate and lead a vibrant research group, be a strongly interacting member of the newly established Center for Quantum Information Physics within the Physics Department, and contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The Department values diversity among its faculty and welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities. The anticipated start date is Sept 1, 2023 pending administrative and budgetary approval.

Interested candidates should apply online here at with

  1. a curriculum vitae including a list of publications,
  2. a description of current and planned research activities,
  3. a discussion of current and planned teaching and outreach activities,
  4. the names of three references, and
  5. a cover letter applying for the position that includes a diversity statement. Because diversity and inclusion are an important part of the NYU mission, candidates should include a paragraph in their cover letter indicating how diversity and inclusion figure into their past, present, and future teaching, research, and community engagement. (Additional information can be found here:

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber that embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are underrepresented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here:

EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

A successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Physics, Applied Physics or a related field and an ability to conduct original research that is documented by peer-reviewed publications. Previous experience in teaching and outreach is highly desirable.

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