Université Laval invites applications for a tenure-track professor position jointly appointed to the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Optics and to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
As a new faculty member at Université Laval, the appointed candidate will be invited to join the Center for Optics, Photonics and Lasers (COPL) (www.copl.ulaval.ca) and Université de Sherbrooke's Institut quantique (IQ) (www.usherbrooke.ca/iq). Excellent mentoring opportunities will be offered to help you develop your career to its fullest potential. In establishing your research program, you will be guided in obtaining research funding (both from government agencies and industry), as well as in the recruitment of graduate students and their research supervision. The selected candidate will be employed by Université Laval where teaching activities for undergraduate and graduate students will be conducted in French. Université Laval offers non-French speakers various means of learning and perfecting the French language during their first three years of employment. Furthermore, faculty members are entitled to parental leave.
PhD in Physics, Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering or a related field
Demonstrated expertise in one of the targeted areas, including but not limited to:
Quantum optical communications
Quantum photonic materials
Quantum photonic components, devices and systems
Integrated photonic circuits for quantum optics
Good oral and written communication skills
Capacity for collaboration
Willingness to learn French within the first 3 years of employment
Additional Salary Information: Based on Université Laval salary scales for Assistant Professors
About Center for Optics, Photonics and Lasers (Univ. Laval)
Based at Université Laval, in Quebec City Canada, the Center for Optics, Photonics and Lasers (COPL) is renowned for its research excellence, state-of-the-art facilities and comprehensive scientific program that have positioned it among the best centers in the world for optics and photonics training and research. The COPL is housed in a 10,000 m2 building solely dedicated to research in optics and photonics . The Center is equipped with fiber-optic fabrication and characterization facilities, thin film deposition systems, femtosecond lasers and sophisticated optical test and measurement instruments. Twenty research teams and over 150 graduate students make up its composition, along with a dozen research associates and as many experienced technicians.