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Job ID:
Job Type:
2 ans / 2 years
Job Category:
Open Positions:
Faculty / Department:
Faculty of Engineering / School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Main campus (downtown)
Union Affiliation:
Non-Union Research (NR)
Date Posted:
June 15, 2021
Closing Date:
July 16, 2021
Hours per week:

Salary (Grade: NR8)

Hiring salary range


Job purpose

Reporting to the Director, works at senior level. Is responsible for overseeing lab operations for portfolios of ongoing research projects and/or major research projects. Independently conducts and coordinates complex projects. Devises new procedures and experimental techniques requiring an understanding of associated technical fields in engineering or the sciences.

Typical Accountabilities

  1. Designs and implements research programs.
  2. Leads a team of researchers and students to achieve research objectives.
  3. Oversees the setting up and running of planned experiments, ensuring that experiments are appropriately supervised and supported.
  4. Ensures that results are recorded, analyzed and disseminated in a timely fashion.
  5. Manages research grants in accordance with university and sponsor requirements.
  6. Seeks new research opportunities and leads or participates in the development of new projects and proposals.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • PhD in a relevant discipline and at least five years of practical experience as an independent researcher, or MSc with several years (5-7) of job-related work experience
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Judgement in choosing best protocol/adapting procedures to meet changing needs
  • Computer skills to aid in research, analysis and data presentation
  • Interpersonal, technical, scientific and communications skills (written/oral)

Additional Qualifications related to the Research Dimensions:

  • A PHD in computer science with a focus on Internet of Things or HCI and a minimum of 5 years of experience in the industry
  • Expertise in the following disciplines:  distributed multimedia applications, internet of things, human-machine-systems, 3D mobile user interfaces, intelligible smart systems, instrumentation and measurement, activity recognition, and context awareness.
  • Strong academic record in all of the designated areas. Academic record can be proven by publications in top ISI journals, patents, or postgraduate theses at major universities. At least half of the designated areas must be proven by publications in ACM TOCHI, IEEE THMS, IEEE TIM, ACM Multimedia, ACM CHI, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Future Generation Computer, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing Systems, Knowledge and information systems, or other top ISI journals.

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