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Faculty Position in Quantum Optics

A tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with the Quantum Optics Research Group

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 30 Sep 2020
  • Chile | Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
  • Date posted: 29 Jun 2020
  • Job type: Academic: faculty
  • Disciplines: Quantum science & technology  | Optics, lasers & photonics 

The Institute of Physics at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC), Santiago, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, to start as early as March 2021, to join the Quantum Optics Research Group. UC is a traditional university ranked number one in Latin America according to the QS ranking. More information about the Institute can be found at

The Institute of Physics seeks strong candidates with academic experience abroad who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the Institute community through compelling research, teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, and administrative duties.

A Ph.D. degree in Physics (or in a closely related area) is required and postdoctoral experience in the field of Quantum Optics & Photonics, including theoretical or experimental research expertise in either photonics, nano-photonics, non-linear optics, optical metrology, novel laser technologies, or similar topics is desirable.

The selected candidate should be able to teach a variety of standard undergraduate and graduate physics courses. The ability to teach in English and Spanish is expected after one year.

Applications must include:

  • Two recommendation letters sent directly by the recommenders,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • List of publications in refereed journals,
  • Statement of past achievements and future research plan,
  • Statement of teaching interests at undergraduate and graduate levels.  

All documents should be sent to the Head of the Committee, Prof. Jorge Alfaro, at Review of applications will begin October 1, 2020, however, reception of applications will continue until the position is filled.


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