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Urbanek Fellowship

The Department of Applied Physics at Stanford University is now accepting applications for the  2022 Karel Urbanek and the Marvin Chodorow Postdoctoral Fellowships.

This annual program is aimed at recruiting young scientists of exceptional ability with the potential to do outstanding research in our department. The appointment includes 2 years of support with a competitive salary and benefits, and the competition is open to both theorists and experimentalists.

Applications and supporting credentials must be submitted through Academic Jobs online Candidates are asked to submit a curriculum vitae including publication list, and a two-page research statement that details proposed research and possible collaborations within Applied Physics. Candidates should also arrange to have two letters of reference submitted.

***PLEASE NOTE***“Candidates are also required to identify one or more host faculty within Applied Physics with whom they have discussed their proposed research.  The primary host should upload a nomination letter via AJO before the application due date.  (Three letters in total are required.)

The deadline for applications for the 2021-2022 competition will be 12:00 noon PST on Tuesday, Dec.7, 2021. We expect to be able to make offers to successful candidates in early 2022. Appointments are expected to begin during the period June – December 2022.

For administrative queries, please contact Patrice O’Dwyer  .

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Bloch Fellowship in Quantum Science and Engineering

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The Stanford - SLAC Quantum Initiative, Q-FARM, invites applications for the 2021 Q-FARM Postdoctoral Fellowships, known as the Bloch Fellowship in Quantum in Science and Engineering. We seek candidates with research interests in any area of quantum science and engineering. Candidates are encouraged to describe in their research proposal opportunities for collaboration with one or multiple groups at Stanford.

Candidates are encouraged to contact Q-FARM faculty members ( to discuss possible research areas prior to submitting an application. The initial appointment includes 2 years of support with an annual salary of approximately $80,000 and benefits.

Applications and supporting credentials must be submitted through: Academic Jobs Online.

Candidates should upload their curriculum vitae, publication list, two-page research statement, and arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. For queries, please contact Lancy Nazaroff ( ). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled, but candidates whose applications and supporting materials including letters are all uploaded by November 2, 2020, will be fully considered.

Appointments are expected to begin on or around Autumn 2021. It is expected that at least two fellowships will be awarded.

Eligibility: For consideration, candidates must have completed a PhD degree prior to their tentative appointment date (Sept. 2021). The fellowship is open to US Citizens or international candidates. Candidates from groups that are under-represented in their disciplines, including women, ethnic minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

·         Cover Letter 

·         Curriculum Vitae 

·         Research Statement 

·         Publication List 

·         Three Reference Letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site

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