The School of Computer Science of McGill University, Montreal, invites applications for tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking candidates with a Ph.D. and expertise in machine learning/artificial intelligence, having a strong publication record in top ML/AI conferences, journals, and/or related publication venues. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in:
(i) Methodological development of innovative core machine learning approaches,
(ii) Security, privacy, robustness, or reliability in AI or AI-driven fields.
Salary will be negotiable, according to qualifications and experience. Suitable candidates will be nominated to become affiliated with Mila (Quebec AI Institute). Outstanding candidates specializing in core machine learning may be recommended to receive a CIFAR Chair in AI, subject to availability. The expected start date is August 1, 2023.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org . For external applicants, a guide on the application process is available.
The selection process will begin December 15, 2022, and continue until the positions are filled.
Candidates working on AI applications in engineering may also consider a separate search in the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Montreal is home to a very active AI community, including university-led institutes such as the Mila - Quebec AI Institute, which receives considerable government funding; industry-led AI research groups (Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Samsung, Borealis, Thales, and several more); as well as a thriving AI startup community. Montreal is a historic and cosmopolitan city, home to four universities, and is considered one of the top 3 cities for students in North America.
COMMITMENT TO EQUITY AND DIVERSITY
McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.