Academic position in Computer Science

Within the Louvain School of Engineering and the Institute for Information and Communication Technologies, Electronics and Applied Mathematics, Science and Technology Sector, this position will include the following teaching, research and community service duties:


You will teach in the field of computer science, with a particular emphasis on software engineering, programming systems, paradigms and language courses. You will teach in the bachelor's degrees in computer science in both Charleroi and Louvain-la-Neuve, as well as in the Master in Computer Engineering and Master in Computer Science degrees in Louvain-la-Neuve. The bachelor courses are taught mainly in French, the master courses exclusively in English.

You will also be expected to supervise Master’s theses.


You will develop your research activities, including the animation of research programmes, in computer science in an area that strengthens or complements the current research areas in computer science within the Institute. Experience in software development will also be considered an asset.

You will be responsible for the supervision of PhD theses.

In addition …

Once tenured, you will carry out various service activities and responsibilities within the institution, such as being a member of a programme committee or examination committee, or having management responsibilities within the faculty or research institute.

You will also contribute to serving society, particularly in the economic, social, cultural or development cooperation fields. Finally, you will ensure, through research and teaching activities, the university’s international visibility.

Who we’re looking for

  • Education

You have a PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or in a domain that can be considered as equivalent).

You have extended experience abroad or at least outside your home institution.

  • Experience

You have a proven track record in university teaching, with evidence where possible by formal evaluations. Your scientific experience is demonstrated by publications of international standing.

  • Skills

You are comfortable working as part of a team of academics and integrate research results into your teaching. You are capable of conducting high-level scientific research, from obtaining funding to team management. You are creative, open to pedagogical innovation and multidisciplinary.You can communicate in French and English. If this is not the case, you undertake to acquire a command of these two languages within two years of taking up your position. Knowledge of other languages is an asset.

 What we offer

  • Tenure after positive assessment of the probationary period – typically four years. This type of career entitles you to a public sector pension.
  • Appointment as lecturer or professor according to your previous academic experience, as determined by the Rectoral Council.
  • Teaching load capped at 90 hours for a full-time tenure-track position, and 150 hours once tenured. 
  • An attractive and progressive salary according to seniority and the promotion process.
  • A start date of 1 September 2024 at the earliest.
  • An integrated leadership and management training programme, including a range of pedagogical, linguistic and other training courses. 
  • Benefits including transport, family, culture, commercial, etc. 
  • Official policy that supports equal opportunities and promotes diversity within academic and all other categories of staff.
  • Specific emphasis on a work-life balance.

Practical Information

Application deadline: Monday, November 13th at noon (UTC+1 Time Zone)


Science and Technology Sector
Louvain School of Engineering (EPL) (
Institute for Information and Communication Technologies, Electronics and Applied Mathematics (ICTM) ( 

Need more information?

Questions about this position?

Prof. Alain Jonas, Dean EPL –
Prof. Julien Hendrickx, President ICTM –

Questions about the procedure?

Cécile Lion, Rector’s Office,

Questions about online application?

Andreea Chiriac, Rector’s Office,


Apply only via the online application (applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered). 
To be considered, your application must contain within a single PDF: 

  • motivation letter; 
  • current curriculum vitae;
  • full publication list and summary of three most significant recent publications;
  • research strategy: your five-year research programme AND a PhD thesis proposal for hiring a PhD student;
  • teaching programme;
  • copy of PhD diploma;
  • names and contact details of three to five persons who can recommend your application according to the mandatory current procedure.

For full details of the application :



Published on September 11, 2023