Professor in Computer and Software Engineering (Deep Learning and Machine Learning) Polytechnique Montréal

PROFESSOR IN COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING (DEEP LEARNING AND MACHINE LEARNING) - IVADO

Job Reference Number:  17-PR-4

Posting/Closing Date:  June 21, 2017 to August 19, 2017

Workplace:  All buildings

Department or Service:  Department of Computer and Software Engineering

 

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Position summary

Polytechnique Montréal is one of Canada’s leading engineering schools and the largest in Québec in terms of its student population and the scope of its research activities, with more than 8,000 students and 1,000 employees. Polytechnique Montréal is seeking applicants for a Professor position in the Department of Computer and Software Engineering, with a research profile in Software Engineering. The preferred application domain is in Deep Learning and Machine Learning.

The Department of Computer and Software Engineering is located in the Lassonde buildings and enjoys spacious laboratories equipped with state of the art equipment. The department has 29 Professors, two Faculty Lecturers, 15 support staff, many postdoctoral researchers, professional researchers and research assistants, and more than 800 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. It offers two undergraduate engineering degrees, in Computer and in Software Engineering, and several graduate degrees. The department leads internationally-recognized research, in close collaboration with industry, in seven core areas: software construction and analytics, computer security and reliability, medical image computing, multimedia and digital entertainment, data science and artificial intelligence, and cyberphysical and embedded systems.

Major responsibilities

Successful candidates will be expected to carry out the duties of these positions with a dynamic and creative approach. In particular, theywill:

  • teach undergraduate and graduate courses;
  • supervisegraduatestudents;
  • initiate and carry out research projects supported by funding agencies;
  • initiate and carry out research collaborations with industry on original topics;
  • contribute to various administrative functions in Polytechnique Montréal;
  • participate in service functions towards the academic and professional communities and society.

New professors are provided with space, technical support and modern IT environments as well as with startup grants to help launch their research activities.

Area of expertise

Successful candidates will have demonstrated their potential to initiate and lead an independent research program in deep learning and machine learning. Application domains include computer and software systems for the application of machine learning to smart cities, natural language processing, information search, computer vision and autonomous vehicles.

Start date

Winter 2018

Essential qualifications

Applicants must hold a PhD in software engineering, computer engineering, computer science or a related field. They should hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Industrial experience will be considered an asset.

Applicants must hold a solid research track record showing their potential to develop an lead an independent research program, allowing them to obtain research financing in order to support graduate students. They must demonstrate excellent aptitudes for teaching, preferably attested by teaching evaluations.

Applicants must hold an engineering permit issued by the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ), or will have to hold one before tenure is obtained. The language of teaching is French; thus, successful candidates will have to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of spoken and written French shortly after the start of employment.

Conditions of employment

This faculty position is tenure-track. Salary and benefits will be set in accordance with the collective agreement.

Applications

Candidates should submit an application package consisting of a curriculum vitae, official records of their diplomas, a statement of teaching and research goals, teaching evaluations, excerpts of recent research contributions and the names of three referees.

Applications must be received no later than August 19th, 2017 at 5 PM., and submitted to:

Pierre Langlois, Eng., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Computer and Software Engineering
Polytechnique Montréal

To submit your candidacy please click on the link below : http://www.polymtl.ca/rensgen/en/offresemp/index.php 

This posting may be extended past August 19th, 2017. Applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the positions are filled. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Equal-opportunity Employer

Polytechnique Montréal applies an employment equity program and encourages women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities to apply. Accommodation can be provided to persons with disabilities based on their characteristics.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, in accordance with immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority


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