Professor Artificial Intelligence

  • Assistant professor
  • Québec city
  • August 15, 2024

Website Université Laval, Département d'informatique et de génie logiciel


Departement of Computer Science and Software Engineering


Période d’affichage 15-04-2024 au 15-08-2024
Département Computer Science and Software Engineering
Faculté Faculty of Science and Engineering
Université Université Laval

General Information
A privileged environment in the heart of Quebec City, Université Laval is a large, comprehensive university recognized for its excellence in teaching and research.
Job Description
The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Université Laval invites applications for a tenior track position. The professor will be responsible for the following duties:
Teaching at all levels in computer science and software engineering.
Supervising students at all levels.
Conducting research activities to access grant programs.
Participating in administrative activities.
Selection Criteria
To hold a Ph.D. in computer science or software engineering, or in a relevant discipline targeted by this position, or to be in the process of obtaining a Ph.D.

Relevance of scientific expertise and experience related to the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning, including but not limited to: statistical learning theories, generative models, large language models, reinforcement learning, optimization algorithms applied to deep neural networks, interpretability, explainability, or certification of machine learning models.

Proven abilities to conduct research activities.

Potential for the development of an autonomous and original research activity related to the AI field, complementing existing research capabilities at Université Laval.

Preference will be given to candidates with a strong research focus in the research domains identified above.

Demonstrated or potential aptitude for university teaching at all university levels, supervising students at all levels, and commitment to pedagogical innovation.

Demonstrated potential or commitment to community service.

Ability to communicate and integrate in the institution’s Francophone context (within a reasonable time frame).

Adequacy of professional potential with the key competencies required for the practice of the professorial role: 
Analysis, synthesis, and judgement 
Creativity and innovation 
Communication skills
Interpersonal skills and open mindedness.
Team working skills
Autonomy and responsible attitude
Ethics and duty concerns
Training skills
Assets :
Membership in, or eligibility to become a member of, the OIQ, Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec.
Industrial experience as well as the ability to establish research collaborations with industry.

Condition of employment and salary
Salary according to the current collective agreement.

Additional information
The review of applications will begin on August 16, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application deadline: August 15, 2024
Expected start date: January 1, 2025 to August 31, 2025

Interested candidates should send an email to, with a subjet “Application to position 22203”, and as an attachment a .zip file that includes the following documents (in PDF format):
A complete resume, CV :
the resume must include the URL of their personal page on Google Scholar;
A five-year research activity plan (no more than 2 pages, excluding references);
One to three publications representative of their contribution to the research;
A description (approximately one page) of an advanced undergraduate course (13 sessions of 3 hours) in the candidate’s field of expertise;
Three recommendation letters (emailed directly to

Please note that only candidates selected by the hiring committee for an interview will receive a letter from the department.

Valuing equity, diversity and excellence, Université Laval is firmly committed to providing all its employees with an inclusive work and living environment. For Université Laval, diversity is a source of richness, and we encourage qualified people of all origins, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, as well as people with disabilities to apply.
Université Laval also subscribes to an equal access to employment program for women, members of visible or ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people and people with disabilities. Please note that screening tools can be accommodated to persons with disabilities based on their needs and in complete confidentiality. If you require accommodation, you can write to
In accordance with Canadian immigration policy, priority will be given to qualified individuals with Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.

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