Assistant Professor of Mathematics or Science University of Waterloo Canada

Assistant Professor – Mathematics or Science

Applications are invited for four tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor,
and in special cases Associate or Full Professor, at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and
any department in the Faculties of Mathematics and Science. IQC is a collaborative research
institute focused on quantum information science and technology, ranging from the theory of
quantum information to practical applications. Membership in IQC is renewable, with an initial
appointment of 5 years, and comes with research space, a teaching reduction of one course, and
a stipend. Information about research at IQC can be found at

A PhD and significant evidence of excellence in research in quantum information science and
technology and the potential for effective teaching are required. Responsibilities include the
supervision of graduate students and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Based
on qualifications, a salary range of $80,500 to $155,000 will be considered. Negotiations beyond
this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Effective date of
appointment is July 1, 2019. The search is open to all areas of quantum information that connect
with the goals and ongoing research at IQC.

The University of Waterloo is host to the Institute for Quantum Computing. At present, IQC has
a complement of 30 faculty members (growing to 39) from the Faculties of Engineering,
Mathematics and Science. Interested individuals should upload their application via the faculty
application form at:
Full consideration for these positions is assured only for applications received by December 1,

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process,
eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact, IQC
Director (

The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is
committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage
applications from women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) peoples, persons with disabilities,
members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of

At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an
international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing
community that has been termed a "hub of innovation". All qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.
Three reasons to apply:

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