The University of Mons announces the opening of a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. This position has a start date of September 1, 2018. In a first stage, the person will be appointed for a period of three years, which can be extended with two extra years. The definitive appointment will be decided during or at the end of this period. The appointed person will take the lead of a new research group in the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Sciences.

Some of these teaching activities are also part of the curriculum in Mathematics, both at the Bachelor and Master level, and can be taken by students in other disciplines. Additional teaching duties will be assigned so that the appointed person will eventually have the same teaching load as other faculty members in the Department. The appointed person will also be active in teaching activities at the campus of the University of Mons in the city of Charleroi, in the evening Master program in Computer Science. The appointed person should be capable to teach in the French and the English language. An appointed person who is not francophone, should be capable of teaching in the French language within a period of at most two years, starting at September 1, 2018.


University of Mons


Qualified candidates must have a doctorate in disciplines related to computer science or computer engineering, and should have an outstanding research record in the field of Big Data Analytics. The selected person will develop research and teaching activities in this domain, will collaborate with existing research groups of the Department of Computer Science, and will be active in fundraising for industrial and governmental projects.

Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying

According to the Belgian law, candidate letters, written in the French language, with a summary of titles, should be sent, by registered letter with request for acknowledgement of receipt, to:

Monsieur le Recteur de l’Université de Mons, Place du Parc, 20, B-7000-Mons, Belgique

*by February 14, 2018 at the latest* (i.e., within 30 days of the official publication of this position in the “Moniteur belge” on January 16, 2018).

Candidate applications should include the following documents (in the French or English language): a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, a list of publications (which should be electronically accessible), a plan for research in Big Data Analytics (maximum five pages), a statement outlining the candidate’s view on teaching (maximum five pages), transcripts of diplomas, a copy of the five most important publications, the names and addresses of three international experts that can serve as references.

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