Faculty (Open Rank): Quantum Science and Technology

Job Type
Job Rank
Faculty (Open Rank): Quantum Science and Technology
Job Institution
Columbia University
Job Description

Columbia University in the City of New York: The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science


New York, NY

Open Date

Oct 25, 2022


Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position in Quantum Science and Technology. Recruitment for this position is part of a broad university-level Quantum Initiative that spans multiple schools and departments across Columbia University in the City of New York. Applications at all ranks will be considered.

Applications are sought in all areas of quantum science and technology covering both theoretical and experimental aspects. Areas of interest include novel physical phenomena, electronic/photonic materials, devices, circuits and integrated systems for quantum communications, computing, sensing, and metrology.

We are seeking researchers who can benefit from the highly multidisciplinary environment and the state-of-the-art shared facilities/infrastructure within Columbia University such as the Columbia Nano Initiative and the Data Science Institute. The candidate is expected to hold a full or joint appointment in the Department of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, or Mechanical Engineering and is expected to contribute to the advancement of their field, the Department(s), and the School by developing an original and leading externally funded research program, establishing strong collaborations in research and education with related disciplines such as Physics and Chemistry, and contributing to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the Department(s) and the School. Columbia fosters multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across Columbia University.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment. Applicants for this position at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professor without tenure levels must have the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively. Applicants for this position at the tenured level (Associate or Full Professor) must have a demonstrated record of outstanding research accomplishments, excellent teaching credentials, and established leadership in the field. The school is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Application Instructions

For additional information, please see: https://www.engineering.columbia.edu/faculty-job-opportunities. Applications should be submitted electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/116331 and include the following: a curriculum vitae including a publication list, a research statement including a description of research accomplishments, a statement of teaching interests and plans, contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work. Applications received by December 1, 2022, will receive full consideration, and the position will remain open until filled. 

Applicants can consult https://www.engineering.columbia.edu for more information about the school and https://quantum.columbia.edu for more information about the Columbia Quantum Initiative.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran