Faculty Position in Computer Science and Software Engineering
Laval University
Canada

Tenure-track position in Computer Science and Software Engineering

Job posting period 26-11-2021 to 14-02-2022

Department Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
University Université Laval

General information about the Faculty/Department

More than a school, Université Laval is an entire community in the heart of Quebec City, a complete
university recognized for its leadership and its culture of excellence both in teaching and in research.

Job description

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

- Teaching computer science and software engineering courses at both the undergraduate and
graduate levels.
- Supervising M.Sc. and Ph.D. students.
- Conducting research activities with the potential of attracting external funding.
- Participating in administrative activities within the department and the university.
Selection criteria
- To hold (or about to receive) a Ph.D. degree in computer science or software engineering, or
equivalent.
- To have an excellent track record of publications in refereed scientific journals and
conference proceedings.
- To demonstrate a strong research potential and excellent teaching capacities.
- To demonstrate good communication skills. French is the teaching language at the University.

For a non-native speaker, the University provides various means of learning and developing
communication skills in the French language.

- Preference will be given to candidates with experience in one of the following domains:

o cybersecurity and emerging technologies in computer security, including the
blockchain;
o systems engineering for industry 4.0 (intelligent manufacturing systems, industrial
informatics, data mining, decision support systems);
o cyber-physical systems, including the internet of things;
o computer graphics and multimedia (computer simulation, modelling, and animation,
virtual and augmented reality);
o artificial intelligence;
o numerical methods and optimization;
o human-machine interactions;
o software engineering.

- Qualified candidates with expertise in related areas will also be considered.
Assets:
- Membership or eligibility for the Quebec professional engineering association (Ordre des
ingénieurs du Québec).
- Industrial experience and the ability to initiate research collaborations with the industry.
Hiring and treatment conditions
Salary according to the current collective agreement.

Additional information

Application examination will start on February 21, 2021, and will keep going until the position is
filled.

Candidacy

Application deadline: February 14th, 2022
Expected starting date: July 1st, 2022

Applications should be sent by email to Secretaire.Directeur@ift.ulaval.ca in the form of a zip file
containing the following documents (in pdf format):

- A curriculum vitae:
o The curriculum vitae should include the URL of their Google Scholar profile page;
- A description of the intended research program, with a maximum of 2 pages, excluding
references;
- One to three representative publications.
- A description (about one page) of a proposed advanced undergraduate course (13 lectures of
3h) in the expertise domain of the candidate.
- In addition, three reference letters (addressed to Secretaire.Directeur@ift.ulaval.ca), provided
directly from signatories, are required.

Valuing equity, diversity and excellence, Université Laval is strongly committed to provide an
inclusive work and living environment for all its employees. For Université Laval, diversity is a
source of wealth, and we encourage qualified individuals of all origins, sexes, sexual orientations,
gender identities or expressions, as well as persons with disabilities, to apply.
Université Laval also subscribes to an equal access to employment program for women, members of
visible or ethnic minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. Adaptation of the
selection tools can be offered to persons with disabilities according to their needs and in complete
confidentiality. If you need such measures of adaptation, you can write to
Secretaire.Directeur@ift.ulaval.ca.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to qualified
individuals with Canadian citizenship or permanent residency.


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