Associate Professor in Computer Science and Networks

Job description

Thematic and research challenges

The activity will take place within a multidisciplinary environment of research and education, jointly addressing engineering and humanities-oriented visions of (1) data sharing and delivery, (2) increasing needs for networks security and (3) rethinking our digital society through the necessary ecological transition.

The open position should consolidate the place of the Internet of Things (IoT) and/or Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) within this strategy, which are strategic assets deployed in both education and research. We are looking for a profile with a strong emphasis on networks and computer sciences, and a special focus on network protocols and architectures.

Eco-system and context

IMT Atlantique (, internationally recognized for the quality of its research, is a leading technological university under the authority of the Ministry of Industry and Digital Technologies, ranked in the three main international rankings (THE, SHANGHAI, QS).

The position is open on the campus of Rennes within the SRCD (Network Systems, Cybersecurity and Digital Law) Department.

IMT Atlantique has privileged relationships with major industrial national and international partners, as well as a dense network of SMEs, start-ups, and innovation networks. With 290 permanent faculty members, 2000 students among which 300 PhD students, IMT Atlantique produces every year 1000 publications and raises 18M€ of research funding.


The education program of IMT Atlantique has been recognized as amongst the most innovative in French High Education and Research and offers large possibilities of developing innovative engineering curriculum and educational approach.

The candidate will contribute to the teaching of computer science and networking amongst our various curriculum, including Engineering program, Master of Science in IT and Post-master in Cybersecurity. The candidate will be invited to propose related new educational projects, programs and methodologies, especially inspired by and supported by industrial requirements and partnerships. (

Job requirements

Expected competences

Please read carefully the mandatory and expected qualities of candidates for Associate Professor positions at IMT Atlantique at the following address:

In the case of this open position, a special and complementary emphasis will be put on the candidates’ skills in the fields of:

  • Wired and mobile network architecture and protocols
  • Internet of Things for Industry 4.0
  • Smart mobility and Intelligent Transport Systems

A good knowledge of IT, in particular DevOps and Cloud technologies, or service virtualization, is definitely a plus.

Contacts and schedule

Download this application form and send it by this website withall the needed pieces.

Deadline for applications: August 15h, 2022 at 23h59 Paris time

Date of Recruitment interview: September , 2022

Starting date: end of 2022

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