Assistant Professor in Quantum Computing and Information Science
University of California Berkeley College of Engineering
United States

Assistant Professor, Quantum Computing and Information Science - Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

Job #JPF02766
  • College of Engineering - Elec Engr & Computer Sc

Recruitment Period

Open November 3rd, 2020 through Monday, Jan 4, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an approved tenure-track position in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the Assistant Professor level in the specialized area of Quantum Computing and Information Science (QCIS). The expected start date for the position is July 1, 2021. Joint appointments with department-affiliated institutes and initiatives, or other UC Berkeley departments, will also be considered.

Minimum Qualifications: The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Candidate applications should demonstrate exceptional performance and plans for creating innovative and far-reaching solutions to important problems in QCIS. Candidates should show potential to make interdisciplinary research contributions to advance the state of QCIS research and education. All aspects of QCIS will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents.

Core Values: Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values in the College of Engineering. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion. Financial and in-kind resources are available to pursue activities that help accelerate our efforts to achieve our equity and inclusion goals, with the full backing of the College. Examples of ongoing programming at the College are available at: Support for faculty candidates on writing effective statements that demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, can be found at:

How to Apply:

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Complete applications should be received by January 4, 2021, when the application period closes. Applications received after that date will not be considered. Applications will be considered complete only when all required materials have been received.

Recommenders providing letters of reference should submit them as early as possible, preferably by January 4, 2021. Candidates are responsible for asking their references to upload letters as part of the online application process. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential recommenders, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: prior to submitting their letters.

If you have questions or need further information about this recruitment process, please email: .

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

Job location

Berkeley, Ca

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to
  • Publication 1
  • Publication 2
  • Publicaton 3
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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