IQC Faculty - Physics & Astronomy

Applications are being invited for one tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) with the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Waterloo. The search is focused on experimental and theoretical physicists with outstanding research accomplishments in the field of quantum information. In addition to a faculty appointment in the department, the candidate will receive a teaching reduction and an additional stipend for a period of five years, with the possibility of renewal. A PhD and significant evidence of excellence in research and the potential for effective teaching are required. Responsibilities will 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. The University of Waterloo is host to the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC). Information about IQC personnel and activities can be found at IQC at present has a complement of 20 faculty (growing to 33), in quantum information from the Faculties of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. The Physics & Astronomy department,, is part of the Faculty of Science and has thriving groups in astrophysics, biophysics, condensed matter, optics, and quantum information. The candidates will also have the opportunity to interact with scientists at the nearby Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Interested individuals should send their curriculum vitae, statement of research, teaching philosophy, and up to five selected reprints/preprints; they should also arrange three or more reference letters. Applications can be submitted via the faculty application form, which can be found at:

For more information contact: Institute for Quantum Computing University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1

e-mail: phone: (519) 888-4021 Ext. 37201 fax: (519) 746-2339

The application review process will begin on December 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. This appointment is 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.