The Universite de Sherbrooke is seeking applications to fill one (1) full-time regular professor position, at the junior or senior level, in the field of theoretical quantum information in the Department of Physics of the Faculty of Science, on the Main Campus of the Universite de Sherbrooke.
As part of its strategic plan, the Université de Sherbrooke has set ambitious equity and diversity targets. In particular, it aims to increase the proportion of women professors in engineering and science to 20% by 2022. With regard to the pool of potential candidates, the contribution to the achievement of institutional targets in terms of diversity and equity will be taken into account by the selection committee.
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND INSTITUT QUANTIQUE
The Université de Sherbrooke’s Institut Quantique, with grants from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund and the Canada Foundation for Innovation, is implementing a strategy aimed at scientific breakthroughs in quantum computing, quantum materials and quantum engineering. Within the Institut quantique, members of the Department of Physics maintain close links with the Departments of Computer Science, Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering. Researchers are members of the INstitut TRansdisciplinaire d'Information Quantique and/or the Regroupement Que?be?cois sur les Mate?riaux de Pointe, as well as an Associated International Laboratory between France and Canada on quantum circuits and quantum materials. In addition to access to high-performance computational resources, members have access to the Institut quantique's quantum computing platform which includes access to a 65-qubit quantum computer. The new hire will also benefit from the Institut quantique's new building, which is conducive to theoretical research and facilitates interactions.
Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in French.
Supervise graduate student research.
Conduct world-class research leading to the advancement of knowledge in the field of theoretical quantum information.
Involvement in the university community.
Service to the scientific community.
PhD in physics and postdoctoral experience.
Strong pedagogical and communications qualities, and a serious interest in teaching and graduate student supervision.
Abilitiy to establish and maintain good interpersonal relations and productive collaborations.
French is the common and teaching language at the Universite de Sherbrooke. Applicants who are not fluent in French will nonetheless be considered provided they commit to enhancing their knowledge of French in their first year on the job. The new professor is expected to be able, within one year, to teach in French at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
A research program which reinforces or broadens the research areas already in place in the Physics Department.
Start date: June 1, 2021.
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Application deadline is March 31, 2021, at 5:00 PM.
You are invited to submit your application electronically. Please attach your resume and cover letter.
In addition, please arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation in support of your application sent directly from the signatories to the contact information below:
Madame la Doyenne Faculté des sciences Job posting 04230
Renowned both nationally and internationally, the Université de Sherbrooke is firmly rooted in the community and fully committed to responding to society's changing needs. Well beyond its primary mission of teaching and research, the University actively contributes to Quebec's development and influence with its original approaches and openness to innovative partnerships.
The Université de Sherbrooke is a French-speaking institution renowned for its human dimension, its innovative operating style and its partnering with professionals. The Université de Sherbrooke is host to more than 31,000 students (from 100 countries and territories worldwide), and another 12,000 students are registered at the University of the Third Age. There are 7,200 employees at the Université de Sherbrooke.
Sherbrooke is a university town nestled in the beautiful Eastern Townships of the Province of Quebec, close to the US border and just a short drive away from Montreal and Quebec City. The Université de Sherbrooke provides an exceptional quality of work and life environment.
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