Operational Research – Assistant Professor

Posted 5 months ago

Montreal university

Location: Quebec
Date posted: 2022-09-02
Advertised until: 2022-11-01

Montrealer by its roots, international by vocation, the Universite de Montreal is one of the 100 best employers in Canada. Like the city whose name it bears, it is effervescent and multicultural. 

UdeM raises more than half a billion dollars in research funds each year, which places it among the top three poles of Canadian university research. It also ranks in the top 100 universities in the world and is in the group of the top five French-language universities. 

Through the achievements of the members of its community, UdeM participates in the construction of today’s world. And by training students from all over, it prepares for tomorrow.

Assistant Professor in Operational Research
Department of Computer Science and Operational Research, Faculty of Arts and Science

Position Description
The Department of Computer Science and Operations Research invites applications for a full-time professor position at the assistant level in the field of operations research (including, for example, combinatorial optimization, nonlinear optimization, stochastic optimization, robust optimization and simulation).

The successful candidate will be called upon to teach at the three cycles, to supervise graduate students, to pursue research, publication and outreach activities as well as to contribute to the activities of the institution.


  • PhD in Computer Science, Operations Research or related field.
  • Excellent publication record, demonstrating the ability to publish research results in the best forums in the field.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality university education.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Expertise in stochastic modeling, simulation and optimization will be considered a strong asset.
  • Have sufficient knowledge of the French language or be determined to learn it once in post through the French language learning support program offered by UdeM, under the language policy of the University of Montreal .

How to submit your application

The application file must consist of the following documents:

  • A cover letter ; To comply with Government of Canada requirements, please include in your cover letter one of the following statements: “I am a citizen/permanent resident of Canada” or “I am not a citizen/ permanent resident of Canada”;
  • One course of life;
  • Up to three (3) copies of recent papers that demonstrate the individual’s ability to perform at the highest levels in operations research;
  • A statement on the teaching philosophy (maximum one page);
  • A statement on the research program (maximum two pages).
  • The file must also include three letters of recommendation. These must be sent directly by their author to the management of the Department.

The application file and the letters of recommendation must be sent by email no later than October 31, 2022 to:

Sylvie Hamel, Director
Department of Computer Science and Operational Research
Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Montreal
Email: director-or@iro.umontreal.ca
Website: www.diro.umontreal.ca

More information about the position

Posting  number: FAS 09-22/1
Posting period  : Until October 31, 2022 inclusively
Salary  : The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary combined with a full range of benefits
Date of taking office  : On or after June 1, 2023

UdeM places the values ​​of diversity, equity and inclusion at the heart of each of its missions. Through its program for equal access to employment (PAÉE), the Université de Montréal invites women, Aboriginals, visible minorities, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities to apply. During recruitment, our selection tools can be adapted in complete confidentiality according to the needs of people living with limitations who request it.

The University adopts a broad and inclusive definition of diversity that goes beyond applicable laws and encourages all qualified individuals, regardless of their characteristics, to apply. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, please note that priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

In order to measure the scope of its EDI actions, UdeM collects data on applicants according to their identification with one of the groups covered by the law on equal access to employment, women, aboriginals, visible minorities, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities. To this end, we thank you for answering this self-identification questionnaire . The information provided is confidential and will be shared only with those in charge of the PAÉE. If you wish, you can also indicate that you belong to a targeted group in your cover letter, which the selection committee and the assembly of peers will take note of when evaluating your file.

According to the nomination procedures in effect at UdeM, members of the Assembly of Professors can consult all application files. If you would like your application to remain confidential until the recruitment shortlist is drawn up, please mention this.

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Job CategoryEnseignement et recherche scientifique

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