Associate Professor, Tenure Track, in Quantum Information Science and Technology

 
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Associate Professor, Tenure Track, in Quantum Information Science and Technology

School / Campus / College: College of Engineering

Organization: Mechanical Engineering

Title: Associate Professor, Tenure Track, in Quantum Information Science and Technology

Position Description

The Mechanical Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle, invites outstanding faculty candidates to apply for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the associate professor level. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. This position is on a 9-month service period with an anticipated start date of September 16, 2022.

This position will perform research in quantum information science and technology (QIST) in one of the following areas of interest: quantum control, machine learning to optimize QIST systems, quantum machine learning, and quantum mechanical/acoustic systems.

UW is also committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion across the university.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide innovative, high-quality teaching; to develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program; and to contribute to the goals and missions of the department, college, and university. This position will be expected to contribute to an innovative undergraduate curriculum, and develop graduate courses in their areas of expertise.

Seattle is a vibrant international city, known for its cultural diversity, robust economy, and natural beauty. The University of Washington is the top U.S. public institution for federal research funding. UW faculty are committed to outstanding research, excellent teaching, and exemplary service. The Mechanical Engineering department’s research and teaching portfolio covers all aspects of the broad field of mechanical engineering, including interdisciplinary work in engineering in medicine, robotics and controls, energy and the environment, fluid dynamics, data science and machine learning, materials, and advanced manufacturing. The department currently has 39 full-time faculty, 409 undergraduates, 261 masters students, 126 PhD candidates and 17 postdoctoral researchers, and continues to grow. More information about the ME department is available at ?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.me.washington.edu&module=jobs&id=2255307" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.me.washington.edu&module=jobs&id=2255307" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.me.washington.edu .

The University of Washington and the College of Engineering promote diversity and inclusivity among our students, faculty, staff, and public. These positions are contingent on budgetary approval.

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Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD or foreign equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline by the date of appointment.

Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to: potential to conduct world-class research and to innovate in quantum-enabled technologies; ability to leverage the ME Department’s and the University’s competitive advantage in QIST to help launch multidisciplinary research efforts; potential to develop a high-impact research program with national and international recognition and impact; excellent communication skills; and research, teaching, and/or service that had prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to fully engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

Instructions

Applications should be submitted at:

Please provide pdf files for the following requested materials:

  1. Cover letter indicating interest and fit with the position.
  2. A current curriculum vitae.
  3. Three letters of reference.
  4. A research statement that includes your vision for research for the next 5 years and the potential for research collaboration and QIST impact.
  5. A statement of teaching and education interests, and/or philosophy that includes plans to effectively develop and deliver educational materials, attract and mentor graduate students, and engage the broader community.
  6. A statement of diversity/equity/inclusion reflecting how your lived experiences of issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion and your approach to research, education and/or service contribute to positive social change and are inclusive of individuals with different gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin, worldview, ability, and other identities.

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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.


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Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian,
staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint
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recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal
opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and
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