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Tenure Track Position in Computer Engineering and Embedded Systems

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR)

Trois-Rivières, Quebec G9A 5H7
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Tenure Track Position in Computer Engineering and Embedded Systems

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track position in Computer Engineering and Embedded Systems, subject to approval by the relevant authorities.

Starting date: December 1, 2018, or as agreed upon with the University.



  • A doctorate (PhD) in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering, and membership in the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec or eligibility and commitment to become a member. Specialization in Smart Systems, Big Data Analytics, Software and Hardware Interfaces, Real Time, and Embedded Implementation Systems.


  • This position in the field of Computer Engineering and Embedded Systems must be aligned with the Electrical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering with a major in Computer Engineering programs.
  • This position must enable the teaching of, and the development of the research foci related to the main area of specialization, namely Computer Engineering and Embedded Systems, with the objective of participating in the growing number of research opportunities both nationally and internationally. Applications cover a wide variety of industries and areas of significance, such as renewable energy, smart grids, electric or hydrogen-powered vehicles, telecommunications (e.g., 5G – fifth generation mobile networks), Internet of Things (IoT), industrial evolution (e.g., Industry 4.0), as well as the vast fields of the environment (collector systems) and human health and well-being. The successful candidate will work in the following areas: smart systems, big data analytics, software and hardware interfaces, real time, embedded energy management, and telecommunications.
  • Experience in electrical engineering or computer engineering, with specialization in embedded software and electronic systems development, is required. Skills in electronic multicore/manycore technology architectures, FPGA, DSP, microcontroller and ASIC, programming languages, operating systems, and embedded system software platforms and tools.
  • The candidate must demonstrate strong research potential.
  • Experience in industry or interdisciplinary research would be an asset.

Note: Knowledge of French is required for this position.


The successful candidate will be engaged in teaching, research, and service to the community, and will provide pedagogical direction.

All qualified individuals are invited to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Other information/How to apply:

For a full job description (in French) and application details, please visit our website at

Closing date: Only those applications received by 5 p.m., March 2, 2018, will be considered.

About us:

UQTR (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières) is a young university with a highly personal environment, firmly focused on scientific research. With more than 280 programs of study, including several that are unique to Québec and Canada, UQTR stands out for its dynamic community and the expertise of its faculty.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. Priority will, however, be given to individuals with Canadian citizen or permanent resident status. Accommodation measures may be available to persons with disabilities according to their needs.