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Research: Open Rank

Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering

College Station, TX
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The Institute for Quantum Science & Engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas invites applications for up to three full-time Research Track (Non-Tenure) positions with an 11 month academic appointment beginning spring semester 2021. Applicants will be considered for the titles of Research Assistant/Associate/Full Professor depending on qualifications and experience . We are in search of theoretical and experimental research faculty in QUANTUM OPTICSLASER PHYSICS, and BIOPHOTONICS to work between our labs at Texas A&M, Baylor, and Princeton Universities. Theoretically, we work in several areas, including, e.g., laser physics, quantum thermodynamics, Bose condensation, quantum informatics., and biophysics. Experimentally, we are looking for applicants with broad experimental background in, e.g., diode lasers, high power and XUV lasers, Raman spectroscopic techniques, at-range detection fiber optics, and detection of biophysics, e.g., SARS-CoV-2 virus and antibodies, etc. Researchers will also perform calculations and analysis, assist in hosting Institute visitors, write technical manuscripts, prepare Power Point slides and presentations, and participate in and organize conferences, summer schools, and workshops.

REQUIREMENT: Requirements include an earned PhD in Physics or a related field with a strong record of research and publications. 

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.

Information about the Institute for Quantum Science & Engineering is available at http://iqse.tamu.edu/.   

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.


Requirements include an earned PhD in Physics or a related field with a strong record of research and publications.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants must apply through the Texas A&M University faculty job board hosted by Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/81767 and upload the following: 1) cover letter indicating area for which the application is being submitted, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) publication list, and 4) three confidential letters of recommendation. 

Incomplete applications may not be considered.

For further questions about this position, please contact Marlan Scully at scully@tamu.edu


Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.