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Part-Time Teaching Position in Computer Science - Chargé.e d'enseignement (assistant professor level) - 2 postes

Application deadline: March 15th 20234

Starting: September 1st 2024


The department of computer science of École polytechnique (DIX) is willing to recruit two part-time assistant professor in charge of teaching (chargé d’enseignement1), one at 40% (annual teaching load of 78h) and the other one at 50% (annual teaching load of 96h).

The candidate should hold a PhD in computer science and show great abilities in teaching and research. He or she should be able to contribute to core computer science courses, as well as to specialized courses closer to his or her research domain, at all levels of DIX curriculums (bachelor, engineer, master, master of science and technology), and integrate 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 motivation for teach- ing. Specific pedagogical proposals, showing for instance the candidate’s ability to contribute to courses with innovative teaching and evaluation methods are 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 École polytechnique, and their availability for participating to the educational and research activities of the department. Prior knowledge of the existing course offer and the organization of teaching will be appreciated.

Application packages must include the following documents: CV, research and teaching statements, and the name of three people who can provide reference letters. Applications must be submitted online through the École polytechnique website by March 15, 2024, and interviews will be planned for the first weeks of May.

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

Samuel Mimram (Nous contacter), president of DIX,

Damien Rohmer (Nous contacter), vice-president of DIX about teaching,

Gilles Schaeffer (Nous contacter) , director of LIX, about research.

1. Part-time assistant professors (chargés d’enseignement) are young researchers or professors willing to combine their main job in public or private institutes or companies, with a part-time teaching position at École polytechnique. Holding a qualification from the CNU is not required.