[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Tenure-track position in mobile or intelligent robotics, Computer Science and Software Engineering, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada

Philippe Giguère Philippe.Giguere at ift.ulaval.ca
Thu May 4 14:55:18 PDT 2017

Tenure-track position in Mobile or Intelligent Robotics, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering Faculty, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada.

Candidature application deadline: May 15th, 2017

Expected starting date: September 4th, 2017

The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at Laval University invites applications for a tenure-track position in mobile or intelligent robotics. Responsibilities for this position include:

 - Teaching, both at undergraduate and graduate levels, computer science and software engineering courses.

 - Supervising master and Ph.D. students.

- Conducting research activities leading to funding grants.

 - Participating to administrative activities.

Selection criteria:

- Ph.D. degree (completed or about to be completed) in computer science and software engineering, or equivalent.

- Publications in refereed scientific journals and conference proceedings.

- Strong research potential and excellent teaching capabilities.

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

 * Research focus in the field of mobile or intelligent robotics or a related field.

 * Membership or eligibility for the Quebec professional engineering association (Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec) is considered as an asset.

* Industrial experience and the ability to initiate research collaborations with industry are considered as an asset.

Hiring and treatment conditions: Salary according to the current collective agreement.

Applications should be sent by email (ift-directeur-poste at ift.ulaval.ca<mailto:ift-directeur-poste at ift.ulaval.ca>) to Béchir Ktari, Head of the Department, in the form of a zip file containing the following documents (in pdf format):

* A curriculum vitae (The curriculum vitae should include the URL of their Google Scholar profile page.)

* A description of the intended research program (preferably in French), with a maximum of three pages, excluding references.

 * One to three representative publications.

 * A description (about one page) of an undergraduate course (13 lectures of 3h) on mobile robotics. In addition, three reference letters (addressed to ift-directeur-poste at ift.ulaval.ca<mailto:ift-directeur-poste at ift.ulaval.ca>), provided directly from signatories, are required.

Valuing diversity, Laval University 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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