IMT Atlantique

Associate Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning

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Thematic and research challenges

Artificial intelligence, in particular thanks to the success of deep learning, has led to significant breakthroughs in recent years. IMT Atlantique is seeking to consolidate its research and teaching activities in this field by recruiting an Associate Professor (tenured position).

More specifically, the recruited candidate will reinforce the research activities related to:

  • Artificial intelligence in contexts with few data (few-shot);
  • Artificial intelligence in contexts with few computing, memory or energy resources;
  • Geometric deep learning and artificial intelligence for complex data, in particular for neuroimaging.

The university is looking for a profile with the ambition to publish in major conferences in the field (e.g. NeurIPS, ICLR, CVPR, MLSys, ICML...), including in activities complementary to those mentioned above.

Eco-system and context

IMT Atlantique, internationally recognized for the quality of its research, is a leading technological university under the authority of the Ministry of Industry and Digital Technologies, ranked in the three main international rankings (THE, SHANGHAI, QS).

The position is open on the campus of Brest within the Mathematical and Electrical Engineering (MEE) department, in the BRAIn team (

IMT Atlantique has privileged relationships with major industrial national and international partners, as well as a dense network of SMEs, start-ups, and innovation networks. With 290 permanent faculty members, 2000 students among which 300 PhD students, IMT Atlantique produces 1000 publications every year and raises 18M€ of research funding.


The education program of IMT Atlantique has been recognized as amongst the most innovative in French High Education and Research and offers large possibilities of developing innovative engineering curriculum and educational approach.

The candidate will contribute to various training courses (engineer, master), both in his/her speciality ("Artificial Intelligence") and in core courses or transversal activities linked to the socio-economic world: tutoring of projects/internships, defenses, coaching, etc. He/she will be invited to propose new projects, programs and related pedagogical methodologies, particularly inspired and supported by public or private partnerships. The person recruited may be required to teach in French or English. More details can be found at:

Job requirements

Expected competences

Please read carefully the mandatory and expected qualities of candidates for Associate Professor positions at IMT Atlantique at the following address:

In the case of this open position, a special and complementary emphasis will be put on the candidates’ skills in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning.

Deadline for applications: March 31st, 2023, 11:59 pm Paris time

Date of the recruitment interview: May 2023

Starting date: 2nd semester 2023

Documents to apply

  • Application file to download HERE
  • CV + cover letter
  • integration project on the 3 axes Teaching / Research / Development
  • photocopy of identity card or passport
  • photocopy of diplomas or a certificate of success
  • report of the thesis defense
  • reports from the two thesis jurors
  • any other element that could support your application


For more information, you can contact

For research:

Training side:

Head of department:


  • 49 days of annual leave
  • Possibility working at home
  • Public transportation paid for
  • Sustainable mobility package (for carpooling or cycling)
  • Family supplement
  • Wide range of social benefits

Legal mentions

  • Nature of the contract: Permanent contract under public law
  • Geographical location: IMT Atlantique - 655 Av. du Technopôle, 29280 Plouzané, FRANCE
  • The positions offered for recruitment are open to all with, on request, accommodations for candidates with disabilities

Job details

Associate Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning
4, rue Alfred Kastler - La Chantrerie Brest, France
Application deadline
2023-03-31 23:59:59
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