Multiple Research Projects – Forestry and Manufacturing companies 23 October 2020 Regular position

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Research Professional – Artificial Intelligence / Manufacturing companies / Forestry companies

IID (Institute Intelligence and Data) of Université Laval is looking for a research professional – Artificial intelligence / Manufacturing companies / Forestry companies to participate in multiple research projects, under the supervision of Professor Jonathan Gaudreault, in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Université Laval.

Description of the Position

The candidate will take part in the scientific activities of FORAC and the Industrial Systems Engineering Research Consortium 4.0 as well as the monitoring and follow-up of new projects related to artificial intelligence.

The candidate will take part in various research projects and will be asked to:

  • contribute to research projects in various fields
  • supervise students within the framework of their research projects and their studies
  • organize team meetings and ensure clear communication of activities with other researchers
  • collaborate in the writing of articles and research reports
  • contribute to the assessment of needs and liaising with companies involved in the research projects

The candidate will be called upon to participate in various activities with the team of IID research professionals: discussing problems encountered, developing solutions, sharing expertise and transferring knowledge.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The Category II research professional participates in the identification of the objectives of the research project and the analysis of the results. He or she carries out the studies and research resulting from these objectives and the subsequent analysis of the results.

  • He or she performs the main tasks of a research project and can assist the principal researcher in other research activities. (II.a)
  • He or she works under minimal supervision for many tasks and is responsible for the quality and relevance of the results received from the people that he or she supervises. (II.b)
  • His or her tasks may include developing questionnaires and recruiting and training interviewers. (II.c)
  • He or she plans the implementation and administration of data acquisition tools or systems. (II.d)
  • He or she may be called upon to improve or adapt already existing methods. (II.d)
  • He or she participates in the training and supervision of students and research professionals involved in the research project. (II.e)
  • He or she analyzes and interprets research results according to intended or customary methods and disseminates the results. He or she may be called upon to write reports. (II.f)
  • He or she can perform various administrative tasks related to the project. (II.g)

Research Areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Forestry companies

Academic Degree Required

Master’s degree
The diploma is required

Years of Experience Required

0 years

Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities

  • Independent researcher
  • Experience in managing a multidisciplinary research team would be an asset



Position Start Date: 2020-12-14
Position End Date: 2021-12-13
approximately 52 weeks


Hours per Week

35 hours per week
(approximately 1820 hours)


Details concerning the Work Schedule

The work schedule will be determined through an agreement with the principal researcher.

Possibility to renew this position for an additional year.


Hourly Salary

From $25.26 to $39.28


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