Assistant Professor in experimental Quantum Information Science (QIS)

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Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Physical/Mathematical Sciences
Department:16360100 - LS-PHYSICS-GENERAL

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor 

Job Description:

The Department of Physics at the University of Florida (UF) seeks a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in experimental Quantum Information Science (QIS), to begin August 16, 2023. Highly qualified candidates from all areas of QIS, including but not limited to quantum sensing, quantum computation, quantum materials, generation of entangled states and quantum optics, are encouraged to apply.

Presently, the department has a broad range of research activities that span the discipline, with the work complemented by a strong condensed matter theory group and the Quantum Theory Project (QTP). Modern laboratory space and competitive start-up funds will be provided. Facilities for micro/nanofabrication and characterization are available at the nearby Research Service Centers in the UF Nanoscale Research Facility. Available resources in the department include machine and electronics shops with experienced technicians and a state-of-the-art helium liquefaction facility. Strong research opportunities exist with the affiliated, on-campus National High Magnetic Field Laboratory High B/T Facility, as do collaborative opportunities with faculty in other UF departments, including a major university-scale Artificial Intelligence initiative.

Expected Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the compensation includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent). Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body, while establishing a well-recognized research program, is essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

Relevant postdoctoral research experience is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae with publication list, (3) a research statement, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) a statement of past and/or planned contributions to diversity and inclusivity in physics, and (6) at least three confidential letters of recommendation. Reference providers will only be notified of their upload link once an application is submitted in full, so early completion of an application is highly recommended. This position is open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2022. For more information, please contact Prof. James Hamlin (

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No


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