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Assistant Lecturer (Physics and Quantum Information Science)
or until filled
School of Physics & Applied Physics-SIUC
College of Agricultural, Life and Physical Sciences-SIUC

The School of Physics and Applied Physics at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale, IL ( invites applications for an Assistant Lecturer in Physics. This is a non-tenure track faculty position. The School of Physics and Applied Physics at SIU offers BS and MS in Physics and a Ph. D. in Applied Physics and aspires to add a Quantum Information Specialization Track in its undergraduate curriculum.

The selected candidate is expected to: 

  1. Teach college and university level Physics courses across the curriculum
  2. Participate with the existing faculty in the effort in establishing a Quantum Information Science specialization at the undergraduate level
  3. Contribute positively to the service missions (specifically towards undergraduate recruitment and retention) of the School, the College, and the University

A MS in Physics is required at the time of application as the minimal educational qualification for the position. Applicants must demonstrate interest and potential to teach undergraduate and graduate classes across the curriculum in a university setup and be a dedicated educator with strong commitment to exceptional teaching. 

A complete application will consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references all uploaded into the application.


A Ph.D. in Physics or a related field with some experience with Quantum Information Science is preferred.

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae
Saikat Talapatra

SIU Carbondale, member of the SIU System, is an anti-racist community that opposes racism, discrimination and inequity in any form, and embraces diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice for all people.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.