Harvard University, Department of Physics

Position ID:Harvard-Department of Physics-QINFO [#15743]
Position Title: TENURE-TRACK PROFESSOR IN THEORETICAL QUANTUM INFORMATION
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Electrical and Computer Engineering / All areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Computer Science
Physics / Quantum Information Science
Appl Deadline:2019/12/15help popup (posted 2019/12/13, listed until 2020/06/13)
Position Description:    

TENURE-TRACK PROFESSOR IN THEORETICAL QUANTUM INFORMATION
Harvard University
Harvard Quantum Initiative

Position Description: The Harvard Quantum Initiative, Departments of Physics, Chemistry and the SEAS areas of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering seek to appoint a tenure-track professor in the broad theoretical domain of quantum information. Areas of interest may include but are not limited to quantum algorithms, communication, complexity, control, and the physics of quantum information systems. The successful candidate will hold an academic appointment in the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and/or a FAS Science Department. Potential appointment areas/departments include Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, and Chemistry.

The expected start date is July 1, 2020. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for establishing an active research program, supervising students and postdoctoral fellows, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities. Basic

Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree in Physics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desired. Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and up to three representative papers. In addition, we ask for a statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas. Candidates are also required to submit the names and contact information for at least three and up to five references, and the application is complete only when three letters have been submitted. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.

We encourage candidates to apply by December 15, 2019, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted at the following link: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9396 Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Contact: Clare Ploucha
Email: email
Postal Mail:
Clare Ploucha
18 Hammond Street
Cambridge, MA, 02138
Web Page: www.quantum.harvard.edu

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