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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF QUANTUM SCIENCE & ENGR. - CLUSTER HIRE

Apply now Job no: 100850-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Department:ENGR/ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENG
Location: Madison
Categories: Engineering, Instructional

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. This position is in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the UW-Madison, specifically in the area of Quantum Science and Engineering. 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.

As part of a campus-wide initiative to broaden expertise in quantum science and engineering, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is seeking tenure-track 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

Principal Duties:

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and contributing to curriculum updates and innovations; supervising graduate student research and mentoring graduate students; developing and directing a strong, extramurally funded research program; participating in departmental and university faculty governance; and contributing to professional and public service.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

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

Minimum 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.

Additional Information:

UW-Madison is seeking diverse 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.

Department(s):

A192500-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENG

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 17, 2020

Salary:

Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

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, 2019, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled. 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.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Contact:

Amy Terpening
amy.terpening@wisc.edu
608-263-4279
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. )



Official Title:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

100850-FA

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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