Faculty Positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Laval University


Tenure-track positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering


More than a school, Université Laval is an entire community in the heart of Quebec City, a complete university recognized for its leadership and its culture of excellence both in teaching and research.

Job description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for three tenure track faculty positions. The target areas are: Electronics, Communications, Cyberphysical Systems and Power Systems. If the applicant is not already a member of the Order of Engineers of Quebec, the university requires they agree to become a member.

Selection criterias

Applicants should have or soon receive a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a related field.

As a new professor, you would join one of the research laboratories of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. We are seeking applicants proficient in oral and written communications, and who collaborate well in a team environment. While this list is not exclusive, the main sub-areas of focus for each target area are:

  • Electronics
    • High frequency electronics;
    • Power electronics;
    • Microelectronics.
  • Communications
    • Optical communications;
    • Wireless communications;
    • Networking.
  • Cyberphysical Systems
    • 3D vision;
    • Infrared vision;
    • Virtual and augmented reality;
    • Smart environments.
  • Power Systems
    • Electric motorization;
    • Energy storage;
    • Electrical power conversion.

Employment conditions

Salary according to the current collective agreement.

Additional information

While establishing your research program, you would be coached in seeking industrial and government funding, and in recruiting and supervising graduate students in their research. The position involves teaching in French at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Non-francophone candidates are offered the means of acquiring and perfecting French language skills during the first three years of employment.

Child care is available on campus and professors are eligible for parental leave.


Application deadline April 15, 2023

Job starting date: September 1st, 2023

Candidates should submit an application letter, teaching and research statements, a CV, and the names of three references. Material should be submitted to directeur@gel.ulaval.ca in PDF form.

M. Paul Fortier, Directeur

Département de génie électrique et de génie informatique

Université Laval

Pavillon Pouliot, local 1300

1065 Ave de la Médecine

Québec QC G1V 0A6

Valuing equity, diversity and excellence, Université Laval is strongly committed to provide an inclusive work and living environment for all its employees. For Université Laval, diversity is a source of wealth, and we encourage qualified individuals of all origins, sexes, sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, as well as persons with disabilities, to apply.

Université Laval also subscribes to an equal access to employment program for women, members of visible or ethnic minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. Adaptation of the selection tools can be offered to persons with disabilities according to their needs and in complete confidentiality. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to qualified individuals with Canadian citizenship or permanent residency.

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