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University of Oregon
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Quantum Information Physics

Position Announcement
The University of Oregon’s Physics Department invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin in fall 2018. We seek candidates who are AMO (atomic, molecular and optical) physics experimentalists in quantum information science/quantum physics, with preference for those working with atomic systems, ions or neutrals. Competitive applicants will be capable of outstanding research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

While the expectation is to fill the position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, we will also consider exceptional applications from more senior applicants. Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in Physics or related field in hand by time of appointment. Salary is competitive.

Candidates are asked to apply online by completing the online application on the UO Careers website at, job #520982, including submitting a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and future research plans, and provide the name and contact information for three professional references by November 15, 2017, or until the position has been filled. Applicants should also arrange to have a minimum of three letters of reference sent to the Search Committee at no later than November 15, 2017. If you are unable to use this online application, please contact to arrange alternate means of submitting application materials.

The University of Oregon is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Department Summary
The Physics Department serves to provide specialized and advanced education in physics and sponsored research. The Department employs approximately 300 people, including 35 teaching faculty, 3 emeritus faculty, 20 research support staff, 105 GEs (doctoral students) and 8 professional and clerical staff. The Department enrolls approximately 2,000 students per term. It provides instruction and research in basic Physics and offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Physics. The Department has approximately 200 undergraduate Physics majors and 50 students in the pre-engineering program. The Department’s annual operating budget is $8 million, with an additional annual income of $9 million in institute and research grant funds.