Professor Industy 4.0

  • Assistant professor
  • Québec city
  • August 15, 2024

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

Période d’affichage 15-04-2024 au 15-08-2024 Département Département d’informatique et de génie logiciel Faculté Faculté des sciences et de génie Université Université Laval

General Information

A privileged environment in the heart of Quebec City, Université Laval is a large, comprehensive university recognized for its culture of excellence in teaching and research.

Position Description

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is responsible for teaching programs at all university levels in the disciplines of computer science and software engineering, including specialized programs in artificial intelligence. Interdisciplinary research is highly valued. Several researchers are active in the Lab-Usine (joint research unit on smart manufacturing systems) located at the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Position description

• Teaching at all levels in computer science and software engineering.

• Supervising students at all levels.

• Participating in departmental and university administrative duties

• Carrying out research activities in partnership with industry and academia within the Lab-Usine.

Selection criteria

• To hold a Ph.D. in computer science or software engineering, or in a discipline relevant to the field of research targeted by this position or to be about to obtain a Ph.D

• Relevance of scientific expertise and experience in relation to smart manufacturing systems (Industry 4.0), including, as examples: AI-based production management, integration of products design and manufacturing (DFMA and MBD), automatic generation of manufacturing instructions, automatic programming of manufacturing systems and robotic production systems, real-time control of manufacturing processes, algorithmic human resource management, the design of production systems integrating humans, machines and AI, projection-based (spatial) augmented reality applied to manufacturing, real-time control of production, computer vision systems in production, automatic data acquisition and analysis for production control.

• Proven ability to conduct university-level research

• Potential to develop an autonomous and original research activity related to the field of Industry 4.0 and complementary to the capacities in place at the Lab-Usine, Universié Laval. • Demonstrated or potential aptitude for university teaching at the graduate level, supervising graduate students, 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 necessary for the exercise of the faculty position:

o Analysis, synthesis and judgement o Creativity and innovation o Communication skills o Interpersonal skills and open-midedness o Team work abilities o Autonomy and sense of responsibility o Sense of ethics and duty o Training skills


• Membership in or eligibility for membership to 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: 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 :

o 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 research; − a description (approximately one page) of an advanced undergraduate course (13 sessions of

3 hours) in the candidate’s field of expertise. − Tree 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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