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Job Postings for 2020

Welcome to the 2020 rumor mill. What a year. We hope that you are staying sane and healthy. It is once again time to start keeping track of this year's openings.

Please help to keep this list updated with all 2020 job postings that are relevant to:

  • Condensed matter experiment and theory,
  • Atomic, molecular and optical experiment and theory,
  • Materials science,
  • Nanoscience,
  • Quantum information science,
  • And other fields.

Importantly: we welcome all faculty positions as well as technical research staff positions at established research institutes. And don't forget to include a link to the job posting!

Please help update the Faculty Shuffle if you have any info!

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And finally, to all of those who are looking for either a position or the right candidate: Good luck!


Field Location Position Deadline Short List Offer made
AMO / Quantum Theory / General University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Assistant Professor Nov 1, 2021
CM Exp (high magnetic fields) National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Los Alamos Research Staff Scientist Until Filled
Quantum Technology University of Oklahoma Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Until Filled
CM Theory (broad) Wrocław University of Science and Technology Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Apr. 30, 2021
Chair in Quantum Photonics Polytechnique Montreal, Engineering Physics Assistant Professor (tenure-track) March 7, 2021
CM Exp (Oxide Interface Physics) University of Geneva, Department of Quantum Matter Physics Associate or Full Professor Feb. 10, 2021
Physics & Chemistry of Quantum Materials University of Toronto Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Jan. 6, 2021 Edoardo Baldini (declined)
CM Theory Columbia University, Department of Physics Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Jan. 6, 2021 Vladyslav Kozii, Eslam Khalaf, Hector Ochoa, Tianci Zhou, Raquel Queiroz
Theory (QIS) Rutgers University, Department of Physics and Astronomy Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Nov. 30, 2020 (start)
Theory or Exp (QIST) University of Washington, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Dec. 31, 2020
Open (including AMO, CM, QIS) California Institute of Technology Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Dec. 15, 2020 Edoardo Baldini, Valla Fatemi, Hryhoriy Polshyn, Qianhui Shi, Maximilian Hirschberger, Uri Vool
Theory or Exp, (CM, AMO, QIS, or CS) The University of Texas at Austin open rank: tenure-track or tenured Nov. 30, 2020 Dominic Else, Karan Mehta, Wen-Wei Ho, Yizhi You, Valla Fatemi, Edoardo Baldini, Qianhui Shi Eslam Khalaf (accepted), Edoardo Baldini (accepted), Valla Fatemi
Theory or Exp, (QIST) The University of Washington, Mechanical Engineering Dept Assistant Professor Dec. 1, 2020
Quantum Computing for Materials University of Victoria Open rank tenured/tenure-track Oct. 1, 2020
Open (including AMO, CM, QIS) Georgia Tech Department Chair Until Filled
Exp. Quantum Engineering Rice University Assistant Professor Dec. 15, 2020 Uri Vool, Karan Mehta, Avik Dutt
Quantum Optics CREOL, UCF Assistant Professor Sep. 15, 2020 (start)
CM Theory UC Davis Assistant Professor Nov. 15, 2020 Aris Alexandradinata, Alex Thomson, Samuel Lederer, Eslam Khalaf, ‪Joaquin Rodriguez-Nieva Eslam Khalaf (declined), Alex Thomson
CM Theory or Exp QMI at UBC Assistant Professor Nov. 15 2020 Uri Vool, Ella Lachman, Yishu Wang, Edwin Huang, David Aasen Andrew Potter (accepted)
AMO Exp. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Open rank tenured/tenure-track Open until filled
Theory or Experiment (AMO, CM) The Chinese University of Hong Kong Assistant Professor Open until filled
Soft CM Theory / nonlinear physics University of California, Berkeley Assistant Professor Oct. 26, 2020
Soft Matter/Biophysics/AMO/Hard Condensed Matter IST Austria Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Oct. 30, 2020
Theoretical Quantum Physics California State University Long Beach Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Dec. 4, 2020 Justin Wilson
CM/Optics Theory Emory University Open rank tenured/tenure-track Dec. 1, 2020
Materials Science and Engineering University of Pennsylvania Open rank tenured/tenure-track Nov. 15, 2020 Edoardo Baldini, Hryhoriy Polshyn, Maximilian Hirschberger
CM Theory Perimeter Institute Assistant Professor Dec 1, 2020
QIS Theory Perimeter Institute Assistant Professor Dec 1, 2020
Open University of Mary Washington Assistant Professor October 31, 2020
Trapped-Ion Quantum Processing ​ ​ MIT Lincoln Laboratory Technical Staff Until filled ​ ​
Quantum Engineering MIT Nuclear Science & Eng. Tenure track Jan. 31, 2021
Quantum Info Theory Université de Sherbrooke Open rank tenured/tenure-track Dec 14, 2020
CM/AMO/QIS Exp UCLA Open rank tenured/tenure-track Dec. 18, 2020 Yunqiu Kelly Luo, Abigail Crites, Sergio Carbajo, Noah Kurinsky, Miguel Daal, Mirna Skanata, Alvine Kamaha, Qianhui Shi, Wenchao Xu, and others
CM Exp University of Utah Open rank tenured/tenure-track Nov. 30, 2020 - Until filled
Quantum Materials Theory University of Tennessee Assistant tenured/tenure-track Jan. 15, 2021 Aris Alexandradinata, Ben Wieder, Ruixing Zhang, Justin Wilson Ruixing Zhang (accepted)
Quantum Materials Experiment University of Tennessee Associate/Full Tenured Jan. 15, 2021
Quantum Information/Algorithms University of British Columbia Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair, Tier II Dec 1, 2020
Open exp/computation Cornell Open rank & Assistant tenured-track (2 positions) Jan. 1, 2021 Valla Fatemi, Evelyn Tang, Joshua Riback, Alberto de la Torre, Wenchao Xu, Aaron Kuan, Ruixing Zhang, Tian-Ming Fu, Aakash Basu, Ben Wieder Offer made
Exp. quantum tech. ETH Assistant tenure-track Jan. 10, 2021 Karan Mehta, Dorian Gangloff, Nils Engelsen, Wenchao Xu, Mengjie Yu
Quantum computing ETH Assistant tenure-track Jan. 10, 2021
Theoretical and Computational CMP University of Alabama at Birmingham Assistant Professor - Tenure Track Jan 31, 2021 - Until filled. Justin Wilson
Quantum Engineering/QIS Cornell Assistant tenure-track/open (multiple positions) Jan. 15, 2021
CM & Quantum theory University of Pittsburgh Assistant tenure-track Jan. 8, 2021 Anja Metelmann, Michael Kolodrubetz, Martin Rodriguez-Vega
CM Comp/Theory Louisiana State University Open rank Jan. 15, 2021 Justin Wilson
AMO/QIS/CM Old Dominion University Assistant tenure-track Jan 4, 2021 until filled Matt Grau, Alisa Javadi, Pankaj K. Jha, Emine Altuntas, Pedrozo Penafiel, Simone Colombo Emine Altuntas
CM Theory (broad) John Hopkins University Open-rank (two positions) Jan. 18, 2021 Aris Alexandradinata, Alex Thomson, Eslam Khalaf, Yizhi You, Yahui Zhang
Materials Science and Engineering https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=138269&job=the-grainger-college-of-engineering-open-rank-faculty-materials-science-and-engineering-138269 tenured Associate Professor and Full Professor December 15, 2020
Materials Science and Engineering https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Shannon-Hall/Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor--Physics_2020-01648?source=HigherEdJobs Tenure-Track Assistant Professor December 31, 2020
Materials Theory UC Santa Cruz Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Jan. 4, 2021 - Until filled Alex Thomson, Aris Alexandradinata, Ruixing Zhang, Ben Wieder
QI, AMO, QCD, CMT Stony Brook University Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Feb 5, 2021 Aris Alexandradinata, Przemyslaw Bienias, Eslam Khalaf, Dominic Else, Wen Wei Ho
Physics (open) Carnegie Mellon University Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Jan 4, 2021 Rachel Rosen, Dominic Else, Vladyslav Kozii, Katja Taute, Ana Bonaca, Aris Alexandradinata, Tian-Ming Fu, Yao Mao, Fangwei Si, Alessandra Corsi, Valentina Dutta, Philip Mocz, Cristián Pena, Indara Suarez, Caryn Palatchi Vladyslav Kozii (accepted)
QI Arizona State University Open rank tenured/tenure-track Jan 29, 2021
Open University of Chicago Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Oct 15, 2020
Quantum Systems University of Maryland, Mechanical Engineering Open rank tenured/tenure-track Mar 15, 2021
CM EXP Memorial University Tenure-Track May 15, 2021
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