Professor in Electrical Engineering Nserc Industrial Research Chair - Kaloom-Intel-Noviflow Polytechnique Montreal Canada

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Polytechnique Montréal promotes excellence, creativity, integrity, collaboration, respect, openness and diversity. Recognized as one of Montreal’s best employers, it offers excellent working conditions, in particular by fostering employees’ work-life balance and well-being.

Polytechnique Montréal is strongly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion, which fosters its development and constitutes an undeniable catalyst for excellence in teaching, research and outreach activities. Accordingly, Polytechnique particularly encourages women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities to apply. Accommodations can be provided based on the needs of the candidates.

Applying to Polytechnique means taking a leap toward a rewarding career and opening up to a world of opportunities.

Located on Mount Royal, an exceptional setting in the heart of Montreal, Polytechnique is a world-renowned engineering university that operates in a STARS certified environment. It excels in multidisciplinary and multisectoral research and in high-quality training at all academic levels. Founded in 1873, Polytechnique Montréal hosts more than 8,500 students and relies on the expertise of more than a thousand persons with a wide variety of qualifications. As an active advocate for sustainable development, Polytechnique stands out by its leading-edge innovations and its active role in technological, economic and social development. Polytechnique is involved locally, nationally and internationally by spurring synergy among research ecosystems.

The Department of Electrical Engineering counts 31 professors, one senior lecturer, 26 support staff, many postdoctoral researchers, professional researchers and research assistants, 476 undergraduate and 162 graduate students. The department leads internationally-recognized research, in close collaboration with industry, in several core areas such as: biomedical engineering, medical imaging, automation and systems, power systems and networks, microelectronics, telecommunications and microwaves, etc.

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a tenure-track faculty position to be filled at the assistant or associate professor level. The position is associated with an NSERC industrial research chair in the field of High Speed and Programmable Packet Processing. The research will focus on the P4 language: mainly, compilation of P4 programs for heterogeneous targets, improvements to the P4 language and traffic management under this language.

RESPONSIBILITES

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out the duties of this position with a dynamic and creative approach. In particular, he or she will:

  • demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels;

  • supervise undergraduate and graduate students;

  • carry out innovative research projects;

  • participate in research within an NSERC industrial research chair in the field of High Speed and Programmable Packet Processing;

  • obtain grants and contracts aimed at training highly qualified personnel through research work;

  • publish the scientific results of his or her research;

  • participate in the teaching and research activities of the Department;

  • collaborate with other research teams within Polytechnique Montréal or with other institutions;

  • contribute to the influence of Polytechnique Montréal in Québec and internationally.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

The Department is seeking a person knowledgeable in application specific languages in general, their compilation process for heterogeneous systems, applied in networking, and targeting field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) as well as configurable ASICs.

This person will have demonstrated a strong interest in relevant fields of electrical engineering such as integrated circuits design, high-performance computing telecommunication systems or networks (protocols, network architecture, applications like Internet-of-Things, smart power grid, or autonomous vehicles).

STARTING DATE

As soon as possible.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a relevant discipline.

He or she is registered as a Professional Engineer with the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ), or will take the necessary measures to register prior to applying for tenure. Candidates must demonstrate excellent research and teaching skills. Relevant industry experience is an asset. Given that the teaching language is French, the successful candidate will be fluent in French, both spoken and written, before applying for tenure. Polytechnique Montréal will provide the necessary assistance and support for the successful candidate to become a registered member of the OIQ and to learn French.

Polytechnique Montréal recognizes that career breaks such as maternity leaves, parental leaves, extended sick leaves, clinical trainings, as well as disabilities, can impact productivity and research achievements. The impact of these leaves will be taken into account in the recruitment process.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This faculty position is tenure-track. Salary and benefits will be set in accordance with the collective agreement in effect (http://www.apep.polymtl.ca/pdfs/CC_APEP_2015_2019.pdf). The latter includes arrangements for work-life balance and offers maternity, paternity and adoption leaves in addition to the Québec Parental Insurance Plan (http://www.rqap.gouv.qc.ca/).

APPLICATIONS

Candidates are invited to submit an application that includes:

  • their résumé;

  • a description of their area of expertise;

  • a statement of their teaching and training objectives;

  • a description of their proposed research objectives and program;

  • official records of their diplomas;

  • full contact information of three persons able to provide references;

  • a few examples of work relevant to the position;

  • three recent scientific contributions;

  • teaching evaluations if applicable.

Applications must be received no later than Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 5 PM, and submitted to:

Yves Goussard, Professor and Director
Department of Electrical Engineering
Polytechnique Montréal

To apply, please use the following link: http://ge.grames.polymtl.ca/poste-19-pr-12

Examination of the applications will begin as soon as possible and will continue until the position is filled.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, particularly women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. However, in accordance with immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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