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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Computational Quantum Sciences

New York University
New York City, New York (US)
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Dec 20, 2023

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Computational Quantum Sciences
Departments of Computer Science and Physics
New York University Faculty of Arts and Science and Courant Institute

The Departments of Computer Science (Courant Institute) and Physics (Faculty of Arts and Science) of New York University invite applications for a position in the general area of computational quantum sciences with a goal towards developing algorithms for quantum computation and/or simulation of complex quantum systems.
The position is a 50-50 joint appointment between the NYU Courant Computer Science and FAS Physics departments, with the appointee spending half of their effort in each place. The opening is at the tenure track Assistant Professor level, although more senior candidates may be considered in exceptional circumstances. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D in physics, computer science or a related discipline and one or more years of postdoctoral research experience is desirable. Candidates are expected to establish a leading research program in their field, as well as teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The appointment can begin as early as September 1, 2024, pending administrative and budgetary approval.

More information about NYU Computer Science and Physics Department’s research programs can be found at and respectively.
Interested candidates should apply online at with
(1) a curriculum vitae including a list of publications,
(2) a research statement, highlighting current and planned research activities,
(3) a teaching statement,
(4) the names of three references, and
(5) a cover letter applying for the position. 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 January 1, 2024.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

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Pay Transparency Statement In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $120,000 - $180,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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