IQC Faculty - Chemistry

Applications are invited for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Chemistry with an appointment in the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC). The IQC is a collaborative research institute focused on realizing quantum technologies including sensors, actuators and information processors. Membership in IQC is renewable, with an initial appointment of 5 years, and comes with research space, a teaching reduction of one course and a stipend. Only those candidates whose research program directly connects with the goals and ongoing research in IQC will be considered. Information about research at IQC can be found at

A PhD and significant evidence of excellence in research and the potential for effective teaching are required. Responsibilities include the supervision of graduate students, as well as teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary will depend on the candidate’s qualifications. Effective date of appointment is negotiable. Preference will be given to candidates in the fields of experimental physical and materials chemistry, but the search committee will consider creative and energetic candidates who show extraordinary promise or accomplishment in research in any area of chemistry focused on advancing quantum information.

The University of Waterloo is host to the Institute for Quantum Computing. At present IQC has a complement of 20 faculty members from the Faculties of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. Interested individuals should upload their application via the faculty application form at:

For more information contact: Department of Chemistry University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1 e-mail: phone: (519) 888-4021 Ext. 35817

Institute for Quantum Computing University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1 e-mail: phone: (519) 888-4021 Ext. 37201 fax: (519) 746-2339

These appointments are subject to the availability of funds. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native people and persons with disabilities.