Faculty Positions in Applied Quantum Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland, College Park, A. James Clark School of Engineering invites applications for multiple faculty positions at all levels in the interdisciplinary field of applied quantum science and technology. The position(s) would reside in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Department of Materials Science Engineering, or the Department of Mechanical Engineering depending on the research and qualifications of the applicant. All areas of applied quantum science and technology will be considered, including quantum computation, quantum simulation, quantum information processing, quantum sensing, and quantum networking. Research can be experimental, theoretical or computational in nature. Successful applicants will be expected to maintain active research programs and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the School of Engineering.

Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of the field, these faculty positions may include shared or secondary appointments in multiple departments, as well as in the Quantum Technology Center (QTC, http://qtc.umd.edu), the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI, http://jqi.umd.edu/), the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QUICS, http://quics.umd.edu/), and the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP, https://ireap.umd.edu/), depending on the research interest of the candidate.

Minimum requirements: A Ph.D. in engineering, physics, materials science or a quantum-related discipline and independent research experience. Good teaching is a high priority of the School, and a potential for teaching excellence is necessary. The University of Maryland and the A. James Clark School of Engineering are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas.

Applicants should submit the following items:

  1. A cover letter
  2. A curriculum vitae, including a publication list
  3. A statement of research, not exceeding 3 pages
  4. A statement of teaching, not exceeding 3 pages
  5. Applicants should arrange for at least 3 references who will provide letters of recommendation
  6. A sample of three significant publications (optional)

Additional information about the faculty job postings are available at: University of Maryland, College Park, A. James Clark School of Engineering


For full consideration please apply by March 31, 2022.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. UMD is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, personal appearance, or any other legally protected status in all aspects of employment.