Duke University, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-Electrical and Computer Engineering-DQC_MONROE [#25603]
Position Title: Research Professor
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Engineering
Appl Deadline:2023/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/07, listed until 2024/03/07)
Position Description:    

Research Professor - Quantum Science & Technology Research, Outreach and Education

Position Overview: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University is seeking an enthusiastic and versatile individual to fill the role of Full Research Professor, specializing in research, outreach, and education in the field of Quantum Information Science & Technology (QIST). The successful candidate will work at and collaborate with Duke Quantum Center (DQC) faculty and researchers, as well as a network of educators, researchers, government program managers, and institutions to drive the advancement of QIST education at all levels. Reporting to the Director of the Duke Quantum Center, the candidate will play a pivotal role in connecting learners, educators, the government, and the public with DQC researchers and the world of QIST, while also diving deeply into the research activities at DQC.

Role and Responsibilities: As a Full Research Professor, you will play a pivotal role in advancing DQC’s mission: educating and advocating on the use of DQC quantum computers for research and promoting quantum science education and outreach across diverse educational levels. You will lead efforts to develop, implement, and manage impactful research, education and outreach initiatives.

Key Responsibilities: - Work closely with DQC researchers on planning and publicizing QIST research activities. - Collaborate with DQC and regional stakeholders to design and deliver educational programs for students interested in QIST. - Develop engaging educational content, including written materials, illustrations, graphics, and multimedia resources, aimed at conveying intricate quantum concepts to learners of varying backgrounds and ages. - Contribute to the creation of an interactive quantum physics web applications tailored for non-experts. - Participate in workshops and events aimed at expanding quantum science education in K-12 curricula and beyond. - Foster collaborations with educational institutions, educators, and students to advance the development of age-appropriate Quantum Science education resources. - Present engaging talks, workshops, and interactive sessions to inspire interest and understanding of quantum science among students, educators, and the public. - Stay updated on advancements in Quantum Science and science communication techniques to integrate the latest insights into outreach activities.

Qualifications: - A Ph.D. in Quantum Physics or a related scientific field, with particular expertise in Science Communication. - Strong background and interest in Physics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, or Mathematics, with expertise in Quantum Information Science being a plus. - Proven track record in science communication, educational outreach, or related fields. - Proficiency in creating visually appealing content to effectively communicate complex scientific concepts. - Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with diverse audiences, including students, educators, and the general public. - Experience in curriculum development, workshop facilitation, or program management would be advantageous.

Applications should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and three reference letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site).

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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Duke University
Box 90291
Durham, NC 27708
Atten: Christopher Monroe