[robotics-worldwide] Faculty position at Université Laval (computer vision)

Christian Gagné christian.gagne at gel.ulaval.ca
Tue Oct 2 03:19:43 PDT 2012

Université Laval

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 research. 

Professor of in computer vision

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces an opening for a 
full-time, tenure track position.

Position description The applicant should have solid research experience in the 
area of computer vision. The fields of interest include but are not limited to: 
2D and 3D computer vision, advanced visualization techniques, engineering of 
intelligent systems, computer vision for industrial applications. The objective 
of this position is to consolidate research and training activities held within 
the NSERC-Creaform industrial research chair on 3D digitization.

The successful applicant must be capable of: developing an excellent research 
program with financial support from government and industry, directing the 
research of MSc and PhD students, offering quality instruction at both the 
undergraduate and graduate level, and contributing to the development and 
evolution of courses and programs within their specialty at both the 
undergraduate and graduate level. 

Qualifications Candidates must hold, or be about to receive, a doctorate in 
Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or an equivalent discipline at the 
time of employment. The successful candidate has to be a registered member of 
the O.I.Q. (Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec) or be eligible to acquire 
registration with the O.I.Q. or another Canadian professional engineering 
association. As teaching is in French, the successful candidate must have or 
acquire both oral and written skills in French. The Université Laval offers non-
francophone candidates various language training options for achieving the 
necessary level of competency in French.

Applications Candidates should submit curriculum vitae, statements of interest 
in research and teaching, copies of three of their relevant technical 
publications, and names and addresses of four references to:

Dr. André Desbiens, Interim Head
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Université Laval
Pavillon Pouliot, local 1300
1065 Ave de la Médecine
Québec  QC
G1V 0A6

Applications must be received by Friday, November 30 2012 at the latest. 
Employment should begin between April 1st 2013 and September 1st 2013. Documents 
may be submitted electronically in PDF format to directeur at gel.ulaval.ca 

Valuing diversity, Université Laval encourages all qualified individuals to 
apply-particularly women, visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal persons, and 
persons with disabilities-but priority will be given to Canadians and Canadian 
permanent residents.

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