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ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, OR PROFESSOR OF QUANTUM SCIENCE & ENGR. - CLUSTER HIRE

Apply now Job no: 96215-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Department:ENGR/ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENG
Location: Madison
Categories: Engineering, Instructional

Position Vacancy ID:

96215-FA

Employment Class:

Faculty

Working Title:

Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Quantum Science & Engr. - Cluster Hire

Official Title:

PROFESSOR(C20NN) or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Hiring Department(s):

A192500-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENG

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 19, 2019

Term:

N/A

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and area of specialization:

PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering or closely related field, with research expertise in quantum systems engineering and demonstrate excellence in research and teaching.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Candidates will have a distinguished academic record, exceptional potential in establishing a world-class research program, and a commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring. Preference is to hire at the Assistant Professor level, although exceptionally well-qualified candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level may be considered. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor must possess academic credentials to qualify for a tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison.

License or Certificate:

 

Position Summary:

This position is part of a campus-wide cluster initiative to expand and broaden expertise in quantum science and engineering at UW-Madison. As part of the initiative there are new position vacancies in the Departments of Physics (PVL 96089), this position in Electrical & Computer Engineering (PVL 96215), and Materials Science & Engineering (96210). It is anticipated that successful candidates will develop strong collaborations with existing quantum research at UW Madison, as well as with other hires under this cluster program, and with external research centers.

The position in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering is at the tenure-track level where we seek faculty candidates with expertise in Quantum Systems Engineering. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in topics that include, but are not necessarily limited to, quantum algorithms, quantum system design, quantum circuits, error correction codes, computer-aided design tools, and system software for quantum architectures. The candidate would collaborate campus-wide with ongoing efforts in these and related areas in order to successfully advance the design and architecture of practical future quantum computing systems. Further information regarding this initiative can be found at: facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative

Additional Information:

UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

Applications beyond the deadline may be considered until the position is filled. The department is strongly committed to having a diverse faculty and student body. Under-represented candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact:

Lori Burrow
burrow@engr.wisc.edu
608-262-8272
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply directly to the website by clicking on "Apply Now". A cover letter, names and contact information for three references, as well as a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) is required. The CV should include a complete list of publications, as well as research and teaching statements describing how the applicant's research and teaching goals fit the solicitation described above.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 15, 2018, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
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