12/02/2019

Faculty position (Associate professor) at Telecom ParisTech in Machine-Learning


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    TELECOM ParisTech
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    MathematicsStatistics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/05/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    France › PARIS
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    02/09/2019

Important Dates

• May 3, 2019: closing date

• June 3, 2019: hearings of preselected candidates

 

 

Telecom ParisTech’s [1] machine learning, statistics and signal processing group (a.k.a S²A group) [2], within the laboratoire de traitement et communication de l’information (LTCI) [5], is inviting applications for a permanent (indefinite tenure) faculty position at the *Associate Professor* level (Maitre de Conferences) in *Machine learning*.

 

 

Main missions

 

 

The recruit will be expected to:

 

 

Research activities

• Develop groundbreaking research in the field of theoretical or applied machine learning, targeting applications that are well aligned with the topics of the S²A group [3] and the Images, Data & Signals department [4], which include (and is not restricted to) sequential/reinforcement learning, multitask learning, learning for structured data (e.g. time series analysis, audio signals), natural language processing, social signal processing, predictive maintenance, biomedical or physiological signal analysis, recommendation, finance, health, ….

• Develop both academic and industrial collaborations on the same topic, including collaborative activities with other Telecom ParisTech research departments and teams, and research contracts with industrial players

• Set up research grants and take part in national and international collaborative research projects

Teaching activities

• Participate in teaching activities at Telecom ParisTech and its partner academic institutions (as part of joint Master programs), especially in machine learning and Data science, including life-long training programs (e.g. the local Data Scientist certificate)

 

 

Impact

• Publish high quality research work in leading journals and conferences

• Be an active member of the research community (serving in scientific committees and boards, organizing seminars, workshops, special sessions...)

 

 

 

 

Candidate profile

 

 

As a minimum requirement, the successful candidate will have:

 

 

• A PhD degree

• A track record of research and publication in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, applied mathematics, signal processing,

• Experience in teaching

• Good command of English

 

 

The ideal candidate will also (optionally) have:

• Experience in temporal data analysis problems (sequence prediction, multivariate time series, probabilistic graphical models, recurrent neural networks...)

 

 

NOTE:

The candidate does *not* need to speak French to apply, just to be willing to learn the language (teaching will be mostly given in English)

Other skills expected include:

• Capacity to work in a team and develop good relationships with colleagues and peers

• Good writing and pedagogical skills

 

 

More about the position

• Place of work: Paris until 2019, then Saclay (Paris outskirts)

• For more information about being an Associate Professor at Telecom ParisTech, check [6] (in French)

 

 

How to apply

Applications are to be sent by e-mail to: recrutement@telecom-paristech.fr

 

 

The application should include:

• A complete and detailed curriculum vitae

• A letter of motivation

• A document detailing past activities of the candidate in teaching and research: the two types of activities will be described with the same level of detail and rigor.

• The texts of the main publications

• The names and addresses of two referees

• A short teaching project and a research project (maximum 3 pages)

 

 

Contacts :

Stephan Clémençon (Head of the S²A group)

Gaël Richard (Head of the IDS department)

 

 

 

 

[1] http://www.tsi.telecom-paristech.fr

[2] http://www.tsi.telecom-paristech.fr/ssa/

[3] http://www.tsi.telecom-paristech.fr/aao/en/

[4] http://www.tsi.telecom-paristech.fr/en/

[5] https://www.ltci.telecom-paristech.fr/?lang=en

[6] http://www.telecom-paristech.fr/telecom-paristech/offres-emploi-stages-theses/recrute-enseignants-chercheurs.html

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Computer science: PhD or equivalent
    Mathematics: PhD or equivalent

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TELECOM ParisTech
France
PARIS
75013
46 rue Barrault

EURAXESS offer ID: 379281