Applications are invited for a permanent faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department starting January 2021 at Dakar American University of Science & Technology (DAUST). The preferred candidate will have the potential to establish an externally funded research program in emerging areas. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate academic programs within the department and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science with a confirmed experience in one of the subareas of Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning methodologies (including Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning, and similar topics) or a closely related field. Candidates must have the potential to initiate and manage research programs and projects with local and international partners as well as to lead the Computer Science Department. Management and leadership skills are highly required for this position. Applicants should have a record of strong scholarly achievement and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.
Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and accomplishments.
Review of applications will start immediately.