Professor in software engineering Polytechnique Montréal Canada

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Job Reference Number:  18-PR-1

Posting/Closing Date:  February 5, 2018 to April 5, 2018

Workplace:  All buildings

Department or Service:  Department of Computer and Software Engineering

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 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 32 Professors, two Faculty Lecturers, 15 support staff, many postdoctoral researchers, professional researchers and research assistants, and more than 1000 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 this position with a dynamic and creative approach. In particular, they will be expected to :

  • initiate and carry out research projects supported by funding agencies;
  • initiate and carry out research collaborations with industry on original topics;
  • supervise graduate students;
  • teach undergraduate and graduate courses;
  • 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 start up grants to help launch their research activities.

START DATE

Summer 2018.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Successful candidates will have demonstrated their potential to initiate and lead an independent research program in software construction and analytics, with an emphasis on software development, analysis, maintenance, evolution and change. Preferred areas of application include multimedia and digital entertainment, mobile and cloud computing, cyberphysical and embedded systems and cybersecurity.

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 will have to hold an engineering permit issued by the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec before obtaining tenure. 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 (http://bit.ly/2s2k3F8). The collective agreement includes, among other benefits, specific work-family balance accommodations and maternity, paternity and adoption leave over and above the Québec Parental Insurance Plan (http://www.rqap.gouv.qc.ca/).

Applications

Candidates should submit an application package consisting of a curriculum vitae, a statement of research objectives, a statement of teaching objectives, teaching evaluations and the names and contact information of three referees.

Applications must be received no later than April 5th, 2018, at 5 p.m., and be submitted to:

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

To apply, please use the following link :https://polygigl.formstack.com/forms/18pr1

This job posting may be extended past April 5th, 2018. The evaluation of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

REMARKS

The masculine may be used without discrimination and solely for the sake of conciseness. 

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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