Faculty Opening, Quantum Information and Condensed Matter Experiment Washington University in St. Louis
The Department of Physics at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications to fill an experimental tenure-track faculty opening at the Assistant Professor level, in the areas of quantum information and condensed matter physics. This is an open search in all areas related to quantum information, simulation, and metrology, as well as condensed matter and quantum materials research. We are particularly interested in candidates who use experimental techniques that overlap with our newly established Center for Quantum Sensors quantumsensors.wustl.edu and the Institute for Materials Science and Engineering imse.wustl.edu. The appointment will begin Fall 2020. Information on our department can be found at physics.wustl.edu.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field at the time of appointment, significant research achievements and an aptitude for teaching physics at graduate and undergraduate levels. Duties will include, but are not limited to: conducting original research and writing for publication, teaching courses, advising students, and service to the Physics Department and University as well as service to the research community. The typical teaching load for research-active faculty is one course per semester on average. Applications should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org and should consist of a single file in PDF format containing (1) a cover letter, (2) a current resume including publication record, (3) a statement of research interests and plans (up to 4 pages), (4) a teaching, outreach and diversity statement (up to 2 pages), and (5) names and contact information of three references. Applications received by November 22, 2019 will receive full consideration.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.
About Washington University
Washington University in St. Louis is a private institution that was founded in 1853. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,751, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 169 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Washington University in St. Louis's ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 19.
Washington University in St. Louis is located in a city that offers professional sports in baseball and hockey in addition to a wide range of options for dining and entertainment. The Wash U Bears are members of the NCAA Division III University Athletic Association. Freshmen are required to live on campus in one of the residence houses. After freshman year, students can choose to live in suite-style housing, on-campus apartments, fraternity houses or off-campus apartments and homes. Approximately 35 percent of students are affiliated with Greek life at Wash U.
Wash U is divided into four schools that serve undergraduate and graduate students, and four graduate schools. Among Wash U’s graduate programs are the top-ranked George Warren Brown School of Social Work, the highly ranked Olin Business School, School of Law, School of Medic...ine, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, School of Engineering and Applied Science and a graduate program in education. The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum on Wash U’s campus houses one of the most distinguished university collections in the country.
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