Tenure-track Faculty Position in Optical Fibre

WorkplaceLaval, Québec, Canada
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Tenure-track Faculty Position in Optical Fibre

Numéro d’offre 13244 Job posting period September 15 to October 15, 2023 Workplace Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Optics General information A vibrant community in the heart of Quebec City, Université Laval is a comprehensive francophone Canadian university recognized for its leadership and its culture of excellence both in teaching and research.

Job Description As a new faculty member at Université Laval, the appointed candidate will be invited to join the Center for Optics, Photonics and Lasers (COPL). Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in one of the targeted areas, including but not limited to:

  • Design and manufacture of micro-structured optical fibers
  • Photonic components and devices based on optical fibers
  • Photonic materials for optical fibers
  • Nonlinear and quantum-fiber devices
  • Hollow core fiber design
  • Fiber design for high-power lasers

Critères de sélection

  • PhD in physics or in a discipline relevant to the field of research targeted by this position
  • Scientific training and experience relevant to the field identified
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct university-level research
  • Potential to develop an autonomous, original and high-quality research activity in the field identified
  • Demonstrated aptitude or potential for university teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentoring of graduate students, and commitment to pedagogical innovation
  • Demonstrated potential or commitment to community service
  • Ability to communicate and integrate into the institution’s French-speaking environment (within a reasonable timeframe)
  • Match between professional potential and the key competencies required for the professorial function:
    • Analysis, synthesis and judgment
    • Creativity and innovation
    • Communication skills
    • Interpersonal skills and openness
    • Ability to work in a team and with partners
    • Autonomy and sense of responsibility
    • Sense of ethics and duty P
    • People management

Hiring and treatment Conditions Salary according to the current collective agreement.


Application deadline: October 15, 2023

Job starting date: 2024

Interested candidates should email their curriculum vitae, a document describing their research program in Optical Fibre (maximum 3 pages), a document outlining their teaching vision (maximum 2 pages), and the names and addresses of three references to directeurphy.ulaval.ca .

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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