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Part-Time Teaching Position in Computer Science Assistant Professor level

Application deadline: March 15, 2021

Starting : September 2021

The Department of Computer Science of the Ecole Polytechnique (DIX) is willing to recruit a Part-Time Assistant Professor in charge of teaching (*) at 40% (annual teaching load: 77h).

The candidate should hold a PhDs in Computer Science and show great abilities in teaching and research. 

She or he should be able to contribute to core computer science courses, as well as to specialized courses closer to their research domain, at all levels of DIX curriculums (Bachelor, Cycle Ingénieur Polytechnicien, Master, Master of Science and Technology), and by integrating existing teaching teams. In particular, the teaching project, part of the application, should detail the possible contributions to the department, show the ability of the candidate to work in teams and his/her motivation for teaching. Specific pedagogical proposals, showing for instance the candidate’s ability to contribute to flipped classrooms and/or to develop project-based teaching and evaluation, are much welcome. Being fluent in French is a plus, but not mandatory.

Candidates will be evaluated based on their educational skills, their interest in teaching at Ecole Polytechnique, and their availability for participating to the educational, and if possible research, activities of the department.

The deadline for applying through the Ecole Polytechnique website ( is March 15, 2021 and interviews will be planned the first weeks of May.

Candidates are encouraged to contact the department prior to the application, to discuss and refine their teaching project:

(*) Part-time assistant professors “in charge of teaching” (“chargés d’enseignement” or ChE) are young researches or professors willing to combine their main job in public or private institutes/companies with a part-time teaching position at Ecole Polytechnique. Holding a qualification from the CNU is not required. A more detailed description is available on our website.