29 Nov 2018

Tenure-track position at Laval University

The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at Université Laval invites applications for a tenure-track position.

[Original posting here]

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Teaching, both at undergraduate and graduate levels, computer science and software engineering courses.
  • Supervising Master and Ph.D. students.
  • Conducting research activities leading to funding grants.
  • Participating to administrative activities.

Selection criteria

  • Ph.D. degree (completed or about to be completed) in computer science and software engineering, or equivalent.
  • Publications in refereed scientific journals and conference proceedings.
  • Strong research potential and excellent teaching capacities.
  • Good communication skills. French is the teaching language of the university. For a non-native speaker, the University provides various means of learning and developing communication skills in the French language.
  • Research focus in the field of machine learning or a related field.
  • Membership or eligibility for the Quebec professional engineering association (Ordre des 
ingénieurs du Québec) is considered an asset.
  • Industrial experience and the ability to initiate research collaborations with industry are 
considered an asset.

Additional information

A successful candidate with a high level of research activity in the development of machine learning may be recommended for a CIFAR Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence.

How to apply

Application deadline: December 16th, 2018
Expected starting date: May 6th, 2019

Applications should be sent by email (ift-directeur-poste@ift.ulaval.ca), to Béchir Ktari, Head of the Department, in the form of a zip file containing the following documents (in pdf format):

  • A curriculum vitae.
    The curriculum vitae should include the URL of their Google Scholar profile page.
  • A description of the intended research program (preferably in french), with a maximum of three pages, excluding references.
  • One to three representative publications.
  • A description (about one page) of an undergraduate course (13 sessions of 3h) on an aspect of artificial intelligence.

In addition, three reference letters (addressed to ift-directeur-poste@ift.ulaval.ca), provided directly from signatories, are required.

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