[Recruitment] Senior teacher-researcher in data science under contract


In 2023, The Ecole Centrale Lyon and the emlyon business school have started a new programme called “Bachelor of Sciences in Data Science for Responsible Business”. This 4-year BSc degree programme is aimed at training students capable of using data science and artificial intelligence at the service of responsible companies for more sustainable development. The programme, taught exclusively in English, places emphasis on practical work with 15 months of internships and provides 3 specialised orientations. More information >


  • Teaching

The person recruited will be responsible for the academic management associated with the programme in collaboration with the academic director (emlyon). It includes the pedagogical management of the BSc teachers and the operational management of the programme on behalf of the Ecole Centrale de Lyon.

He or she will mainly carry out their teaching duties in this curriculum on the themes of fundamental computer science, and also in the field of data science and artificial intelligence.

These courses must be given in English, thus perfect mastery of this language is required. Basic conversational skills in French are desired for non-French-speaking applicants. A “French as a foreign language” training course could be offered by the establishment when the applicant is recruited for the position.

  • Research

The research activities developed will be organised around the themes of the SICAL “Situated Interaction, Collaboration, Adaptation and Learning” and Imagine “Computer vision, Machine Learning, Pattern recognition” teams of LIRIS at the ECL, to strengthen the Laboratory’s response to the challenge of “Data science and Artificial Intelligence”. The applicant can propose another research theme provided that he (she) utilises his (her) AI expertise and combines it with either a theme existing at the interface of the two teams or a theme linked to the research works of one of the two teams at ECL.


  • Method of recruitment: recruitment after classification by the Selection Committee, validation by the Board of Management restricted to teachers-researchers, and the decision of the Director of the ECL.
  • Working hours: equivalent of 192H of tutorials and group work annually.
  • Type of contract: fixed term contract of three years with possibility of renewal.
  • Remuneration: on the basis of the salary grids of University Professors/Research Directors. Seniority is taken into account according to the recruitment reclassification rules for public researchers and teacher-researchers.

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Deadline for application: 5th of April 2023

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