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Job ID: 129258

Professor in Computer Science
Universite de Sherbrooke

Date Posted Sep. 16, 2019
Title Professor in Computer Science
University Universite de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Department Faculty of Science
Application Deadline Oct. 21, 2019
Position Start Date Jan. 1, 2020
  • Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences

The Université de Sherbrooke invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in quantitative methods applied to life sciences. This tenure-track position, based in the Department of Biology, will be a joint appointment between the Departments of Mathematics and Biology in the Faculty of Science and the Department of Community Health of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

The Computer Science Department offers programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels: three B. Sc. coop programs specializing in computer science, management information systems, and multimedia and computer game sciences; two master’s programs, one in computer science with an AI track, the other in software engineering; and a Ph.D. program in computer science. The computer science master program includes multiple concentrations including one in artificial intelligence and data science, a second in medical imaging and a third one in bioinformatics. The Ph.D. program also has multiple concentrations including one in imaging and a second in bioinformatics.

The Department includes 19 professors actively involved in the following research areas: artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, health informatics, human-machine interface, imaging and digital media sciences, Internet of things, optimization, pervasive computing, security, formal methods, quantum computing, and theoretical computer science.


  • Teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Develop research activities.
  • Supervise graduate students.
  • Take part in administrative duties.
  • Contribute to community service.


  • Hold a Ph.D in computer science or a discipline deemed relevant.
  • Have a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals and conferences of international standing, testifying to an excellent research record.
  • Demonstrate skills in establishing and maintaining good interpersonal relations, a sense of collaboration, and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to supervise graduate students.
  • Demonstrated leadership and initiative in communication and interaction with internal and external collaborators
  • The ability to teach in French, or to rapidly achieve this ability, is required.


Check our website for the full description of all our job opportunities, then submit your application online.
For this opportunity, see offer 03798.

The deadline to submit an application is October 21th, 2019 at 5 pm

Please use the convenient electronic system to submit your application by clicking "Postuler".

Please send your CV, a motivation letter and three (3) letters of recommendation sent directly by the signatories, indicating the position requested, to the following address:

Madame la Doyenne
Faculté des sciences
Offre d’emploi no 03798
Université de Sherbrooke
2500, boul. de l’Université
Sherbrooke (Québec) J1K 2R1

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Contact Information

  • Faculty of Engineering
    Universite De Sherbrooke
    2500, Boulevard De L'Université
    Sherbrooke, QC J1K 2R1


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