University of California, San Diego, Department of Mathematics

Position ID:UCSD-Department of Mathematics-MATHCSE [#15511, JPF02292]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Quantum Computation
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:La Jolla, California 92093, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Computer Science / All areas
Mathematics / all areas in mathematics
Mathematical Physics
Physics / Physics (more...)
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/11/15, finished 2020/10/28, listed until 2020/09/30)
Position Description:    

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The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department in the Jacobs School of Engineering ( and The Department of Mathematics within the Division of Physical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (, are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and invite applications for a cross-campus hire for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This search is open to applicants from all areas of computational and/or mathematical aspects of quantum computation, such as the computational complexity of quantum computation, quantum algorithms, ways to establish quantum supremacy, applications of quantum computation in the sciences, quantum error-correction, quantum communication complexity, or similar topics. 

Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or a closely related field, prior to the first quarter of teaching 

Preferred Qualifications: a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences. We especially welcome candidates who have already participated in, contributed to, or created such programs and who have a commitment to helping shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives ( 

The successful candidate will have a strong record of research accomplishment, an innovative research plan, and demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching at the interface of computer science and mathematics. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the development of the large undergraduate computer science and mathematics majors in the Departments of Computer Science and Engineering and Mathematics including teaching lab and lecture courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on UC pay scales. The starting date for the position is July 1, 2020. Review of applications will commence on January 1, 2020 and continue until positions are filled. Submit applications online through ;

Complete applications will include the following: 
- Cover Letter (optional) 
- Research Statement  
- Teaching Statement 
- Statement describing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (see for additional information on how to write this statement). 
- Curriculum Vitae 
- Publications List 
- 3 Reference Letters (minimum) addressing research, teaching, and professional service (at least one letter should address teaching experience in some depth)  

Information on contributions to diversity statements can be found at the following link:

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program at

The Department of Mathematics has multiple positions posted. Interested candidates must apply to each position for which they wish to be considered. 

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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