Data Management, Machine Learning, AI

Assistant Professor position M/F (Ref : DS/PM/MDC2/112023)


Created in 2016, the Data Science department gathers 7 professors and more than 20 researchers and engineers, whose expertise covers a wide range of topics, including: Machine Learning, Bayesian Inference and Statistical Learning, Computer Simulation, Knowledge and Information Management, Database systems, Novel Hardware (such as synthetic DNA) for long-term storage, and Artificial Intelligence for Health. Thanks to contractual research with industry and publicly funded projects, our application domains span a large spectrum, going from ICT, to Automotive, Creative, and Digital Preservation industries, as well as Bioinformatics, Life and Environmental sciences and Computational Fact Checking, to name a few.

We are looking for a junior Assistant Professor (Maître de Conférence - Classe 2, permanent position), in the broad field of data science. Our goal is to strengthen our position in theoretical, methodological and practical aspects of data and knowledge management, machine learning and artificial intelligence.


The new Assistant Professor is expected to contribute to teaching (possibly new) courses for EURECOM curricula, and to conduct research in (but not limited to) areas such as:

  • Data management and Database Technology
  • Knowledge representation, Information extraction, and Symbolic Reasoning
  • Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Bayesian Inference, Statistical Learning, Dynamical Systems
  • Computer Vision, Robotics
  • Natural Language Processing and Large Language Models
  • Artificial Intelligence

EURECOM provides competitive salary conditions that depend on experience. The candidate will be expected to develop her/his activity (in harmony and collaboration with colleagues within the department, as well as across departments) through new funding from national, European, or other international grants, or through research collaborations with the industry.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in computer science, or electrical engineering, or applied mathematics, or statistics, or physics and proven research experience in one or more of the fields outlined above. The candidate should have a solid publication track record. The candidate should ideally have previous experience in working on research projects, either in industry or academia, and optionally on the preparation of grant proposals.


Applicants should send a curriculum vitae including a list of publications with emphasis on the three most important publications, a statement of proposed research, a statement of teaching activities, and the names and addresses of three references.
The complete file should be sent by e-mail to and under the reference (in the email subject) DS/PM/MDC2/112023
The position is open until filled. Applications will be processed on a rolling basis.
Application Deadline: January the 15th 2024.
We will collect all files, proceed with a selection of a shortlist of candidates, and begin the interview process, with details to be communicated to shortlisted candidates.
The position is open until filled.

Start date: ASAP
Duration: Full time CDI contract


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