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Assistant Professor in Quantum Information Science and Technology in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

December 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm UTC-7

Extended Deadline: Dec 31, 2020


The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering invites applications for two tenure track positions in Quantum Information Science and Technology (QIST).  Candidates making connections between QIST and data science, circuits, devices, controls, computer engineering, information theory and other existing efforts in the ECE department are particularly encouraged to apply but all areas of QIST will be considered.  Hires will be made at the Assistant Professor rank (Tenure-track). The positions are full-time, multi-year appointments with 9-month service periods and with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2021.


UW ECE offers an innovative, collaborative and inclusive environment in which our faculty and students succeed at finding impactful solutions to today’s challenges. The Seattle area is particularly attractive given the presence of significant industrial research laboratories, top technology companies, as well as a vibrant technology-driven entrepreneurial community that further enhances the intellectual atmosphere.


We look forward to learning how the applicant’s experience or future plans for teaching, research, and service would support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University is a first-round awardee of the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and math. Moreover, the College of Engineering has consistently had one of the highest percentages of women faculty in the top 50 colleges of engineering (US News and World Report Undergraduate Rankings). Additionally, the University’s Office for Faculty Advancement promotes the hiring, retention, and success of a diverse and inclusive faculty at the University of Washington.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.


Applicants for tenure-track and tenure-eligible positions must have earned a doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Applied Physics or related field, by the date of appointment.


December 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am UTC-7
December 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm UTC-7
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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2020