October 16, 2020


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

Polytechnique Montréal is deeply committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion. Accordingly, Polytechnique encourages women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Indigenous individuals, and persons with disabilities to apply. Accommodations can be provided based on candidate needs.

Applying to Polytechnique is a move to an enriching career, full of opportunity.

Located on Mount Royal, an exceptional setting in the heart of Montreal, Polytechnique is a world-renowned engineering university that operates in a STARS Gold certified environment. It excels in multidisciplinary and multi-sectoral research and top-tier training at all academic levels. Founded in 1873, Polytechnique Montréal welcomes over 9,500 students and relies on the expertise of over 1,500 professorial and professional staff with a wide variety of qualifications. An active advocate for sustainable development, Polytechnique stands out through its leading-edge innovations and its active role in technological, economic and social development. Polytechnique is involved locally, nationally and internationally and fosters synergy among research ecosystems.

Polytechnique Montréal offers an exceptional research and teaching environment with close proximity to local industries in aerospace, transportation, communications, health services, financial services, and entertainment. Polytechnique is a member of the IVADO and TransMedTech institutes


The successful candidate will be expected to carry out the duties of this position with a dynamic and creative approach. In particular, they 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;
  • obtain grants and contracts aimed at training highly qualified personnel through research work;
  • publish the scientific results of their research;participate in the teaching and research activities of the Department;
  • collaborate with other research teams within Polytechnique Montréal or with other institutions;participate in professional, academic and social service functions; and,
  • contribute to the influence of Polytechnique Montréal in Québec and internationally.


The Department of Computer and Software Engineering of Polytechnique Montréal is experiencing significant growth and is seeking exceptional applicants to fill this position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated research activities mainly in Software Engineering. Focus that will be considered favourable are: software development lifecycle and devops of intelligent systems, including, but not limited to, machine learning applications, artificial intelligence, and cyber-physical systems.


Spring or Summer 2021


Applicants must hold a PhD in software engineering, computer engineering, computer science or a related field. They should hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Industry experience will be considered an asset.

Applicants must have a solid record of research accomplishments that demonstrates their potential to develop and lead an independent research program, allowing them to obtain research funding in order to support graduate students.

Applicants must demonstrate excellent aptitudes for teaching, preferably attested to through teaching evaluations. They will teach undergraduate courses and will be expected to contribute to the development of the Department’s selection of graduate courses.

Applicants are expected to contribute positively to the department’s collegial atmosphere and to adhere to Polytechnique’s values of excellence, creativity, integrity, collaboration, respect, and openness.

Successful applicants will need to be considered professional engineers with the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ), or will have to take the necessary measures to qualify and register prior to applying for tenure. Polytechnique’s teaching language is French, therefore successful candidates will have to be fluent in French, both spoken and written, before applying for tenure. Polytechnique Montréal will provide the necessary assistance and support for successful candidates to become registered members of the OIQ and to learn French.

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


This faculty position is tenure-track. Salary and benefits are set in accordance with the collective agreement in effect (). The latter includes arrangements for work-life balance and offers maternity, paternity and adoption leaves in addition to the Québec Parental Insurance Plan ().


Candidates should submit an application that includes a letter of presentation, a detailed curriculum vitae, a research interests and goals statement, a teaching achievements and goals statement, teaching evaluations, and the names and contact information of three referees.

Applications should be submitted to the attention of:

Pierre Langlois, Eng., Ph.D.Professor and ChairDepartment of Computer and Software EngineeringPolytechnique Montréal

Applications must be submitted online using the following link: .

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, particularly women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Indigenous individuals and persons with disabilities. In accordance with immigration requirements, Canadians and Canadian permanent residents will be given priority.

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