The Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Experimental Quantum Information Science and Technology.
Applicants must possess a PhD in Physics (or equivalent) at the time of appointment. Successful applicants must be enthusiastic about contributing to teaching and research, and demonstrate the potential to excel in both. Postdoctoral experience and a record of high-quality research publications are expected. Evidence of strength in teaching practices, activities, and responsibilities is a strong asset.
Applicants are sought in the area of experimental quantum information science and technology. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent research program aligned with the University of Calgary's Eyes High vision, and to provide high-quality teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. They will actively recruit and supervise graduate students. Peer-reviewed external funding is expected to be obtained and sustained. Industrial partnerships are also encouraged, as appropriate.
Recently ranked #1 among young universities in Canada, the University of Calgary has significant ongoing research activities associated with our internationally known Institute for Quantum Science and Technology (IQST). One particular area of strength is quantum optics, in which area we have recently recruited a new faculty member whose focus will be quantum networks. The present advertisement is intentionally broader; the successful applicant should be able to work in collaboration with other researchers in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and in IQST.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy is one of Canada's leaders, with demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. It has sizeable undergraduate and graduate programs, state-of-the-art laboratories, and successful multi-disciplinary linkages. Calgary is a multi-cultural city beside the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Further information is available http://www.phas.ucalgary.ca and at http://iqst.ca.
Interested applicants should send a CV, a concise description of their research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of 3 references via email to email@example.com, or physical mail to:
Head, Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Calgary 2500 University Drive NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
The deadline for applications is November 21, 2018.
For more information about the University of Calgary and to find out why we are a great place to work, please visit the university’s Career’s Page. The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
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About University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is a comprehensive research university, ranked one of Canada’s top seven research universities and a member of the 13 most research intensive universities in Canada (the G13), combining the best of long-established university traditions with the city of Calgary’s vibrant energy and diversity.
The U of C campus occupies a beautiful, park-like setting covering more than 200 hectares. The university is home to scholars in 14 faculties (offering more than 100 academic programs) and more than 30 research institutes and centres. More than 29,000 students are currently enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs.
The U of C has 2,761 academic staff actively engaged in research, scholarship and teaching in Canada and around the world, and more than 3,000 staff, making it one of the four largest employers in Calgary. The university produces an economic impact of $1 billion in the Calgary area alone.
No other organization is better suited to offer the breadth of learning and development opportunities than the UofC. Our tuition support benefits give employees access to world class programs and courses taught by some of the most resp...ected thinkers in the field.
Our Continuing Education programs offer 1,200 courses annually. Offerings include certificate-credit, and stand-alone courses and seminars, and evening and weekend degree-credit courses —all of which are designed with part-time learners in mind. Cont Ed students learn in ways, at times, and at a pace that fits into their lives.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy is one of the oldest departments at the University of Calgary, and since its establishment it has excelled in both research and teaching.
The department offers Undergraduate Programs in both physics and astrophysics, and Graduate Programs leading to MSc (thesis and course-based) and PhD degrees in a number of specializations.
The department is involved in a number of Research Areas that are supported by many provincial and national grants and fellowships making the department's per capita funding level the highest within the University of Calgary Faculty of Science. This allows the research groups in the department to have access to world-class experimental and computational facilities both here and at collaborating institutions, as well as state-of-the-art data sets.
For more information visit us at http://phas.ucalgary.ca/