Professor in computer science and software engineering

  • Assistant professor
  • Quebec city
  • October 18, 2024

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


Departement of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Tenure Track Position In Computer Science and Software Engineering

Publicity period 15-04-2024 to 18-10-2024:

Department Computer Science and Software Engineering
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
University 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 to 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.
Strong scientific experience in machine learning
Proven abilities to conduct research activities 
Potential for the development of an autonomous and original research activity related to one of the following areas:
Cybersecurity, with a preference for practical or applied research;
Computer graphics and multimedia development, including in the context of video games;
Cyber-physical systems;
Human-computer interaction;
Other related fields.
Preference will be given to candidates that demonstrate a good complementary to the existing research capabilities at Université Laval.
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 October 19, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application deadline: October 18, 2024
Expected start date: March 1, 2025 to August 31, 2025

Interested candidates should send an email to the subject should be “application to position 22204”, 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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