position available

Sang Nguyen nguyens at IRO.UMONTREAL.CA
Thu Feb 19 13:50:23 EST 1998


Please post the following announcement or forward it to interested
applicants. Thank you for your help.

Sang Nguyen


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                        Universit=E9 de Montr=E9al
                           Computer Science
                                 and
                         Operations Research
The DIRO (D=E9partement d'informatique et de recherche op=E9rationnelle -
Department of Computer Science and Operations Research) invites applicati=
ons
for a tenure-track position in computer science at the Assistant Professo=
r
level.
The Department, in conjunction with the Evolutionary Biology Program of t=
he
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIAR), is seeking qualified
candidates in computational biology. Expertise in data mining, combinator=
ial
pattern matching, biomathematics and experience in interdisciplinary
collaboration with molecular biologists are highly desirable. Candidates
should have a strong commitment to research and teaching.
This position will be supported initially by CIAR and thus carries reduce=
d
teaching responsibilities and provides the benefits of association with a=
n
international network of researchers on molecular evolution. The successf=
ul
candidate is expected to build a strong interaction with network members,
especially with the Montreal group (please see
http://megasun.bch.umontreal.ca/ciar/ ), as well as carrying out DIRO
responsibilities.
The University of Montreal is the leading French-speaking University in
America. The DIRO offers B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Scien=
ce
and Operations Research, as well as a combined undergraduate degree in
Computer Science and Mathematics.  With 37 faculty members, 525
undergraduate and 195 graduate students, the DIRO is one of the largest
computer science departments in Canada and the most active in research in
Quebec. Research interests of the current faculty include computational
biology, telecommunications, intelligent tutoring systems, computer
architecture, software engineering, artificial intelligence, computer
graphics and vision, automatic learning, theoretical and quantum computin=
g,
multimedia, parallelism, optimization, heuristics, numerical simulation a=
nd
transport. For further information, please see
    http://www.iro.umontreal.ca
Requirements:           Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related area.
                        Ability to teach and supervise students in French
                        within a year.
Salary:                 According to qualifications and the union
                        collective agreement.
Date of appointment:    June 1st, 1998.
Letters of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae, the names of at
least three referees, and up to three preprints or reprints, should be se=
nt
no later than April 1st 1998 to:

Sang Nguyen, directeur
D=E9partement d'informatique et de recherche op=E9rationnelle
Universit=E9 de Montr=E9al   T=E9l=E9phone:      (514) 343-7090
C.P. 6128, Succ. Centre-Ville  T=E9l=E9copieur:    (514) 343-5834
Montr=E9al (Qu=E9bec), H3C 3J7  E-mail: nguyen at iro.umontreal.ca

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be gi=
ven
to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The Universit=E9 de Montr=E9=
al is
an equal opportunity employer.





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