Associate Professor position in Network Science (incl. Content Delivery)


Institution: IMT Atlantique
Location: Rennes, Brittany, France
Department: Network Systems, Cybersecurity and Digital Law (SRCD)
Type: Full Time Permanent Position (Associate-Professor)


IMT Atlantique is part of the Institut Mines-Telecom (IMT), a group of
Grandes Ecoles selective French higher education institutions) in the
field of engineering and digital technologies, under the aegis of the
French Ministry of Industry and Electronic Communications. IMT
Atlantique has three campuses in North-Western France (Brest, Nantes,
Rennes), with a total of 2300 students (including 300 Ph.D. students),
290 professors and researchers, publishing 1000 papers each year.

With 23 full time professors, 39 Ph.D. students, the Network Systems,
Cybersecurity and Digital Law (SRCD) department, located in Rennes, has
research and teaching activities in the fields of computer networks
(Cellular Networks, Internet of Things, content deliver), cybersecurity
as well as legal (including regulatory) and economic aspects of
communication networks.

The successful candidate will join the ADOPNET team
( and will be expected to lead research
activities, participating in collaborative projects with industrial and
academic partners. The goal of the ADOPNET team is to build networks
that are flexible, adaptive, energy-efficient, secure, and able to
deliver content at a large scale to various types of terminals. ADOPNET,
in particular, addresses the convergence of access networks, the
combination of radio and optical technologies, and adaptive
software-based content delivery networks. The successful candidate is
expected to strengthen the team with a strong expertise of theoretical
tools such as prediction algorithms, operations research, and data

The successful candidate is expected to teach graduate level classes on
computer networks and computer science, including but not limited to:
cloud computing, virtualization technologies (Hypervisors, Software
Defined Networks, Network Function Virtualization), mobile networks, and
performance evaluation. The successful candidate is expected to
supervise Ph.D. and master students as well as employing and developing
new pedagogical tools and techniques (e.g., MOOCs, inverted classroom).

• PhD in computer science, electrical engineering or applied
mathematics in the area of networking
• Proven track record of applying theoretical tools to computer networks
• Strong publication record in selective conferences and journals
• Teaching experience
• English (fluent), French (basic)

IMT Atlantique offers an attractive salary and a pleasant environment to
develop research activities. Rennes is the tenth largest in France,
with a metropolitan area of 400,000 inhabitants. With more than 63,000
students, it is also the eighth-largest university center inf France. In
2017, the Express Journal selected Rennes as one of the three most
pleasant cities to work and live in France.


Application Information
Please submit a single pdf file containing a cover letter, curriculum
vitae (including the list of publications), two reference letters,
research and teaching projects before 15 March 2017 to:

Additional information about IMT Atlantique can be found on our website:

For more information about the position, please contact the head of the
ADOPNET team, Pr. Xavier Lagrange at:

Employer: IMT-Atlantique (Formerly Telecom Bretagne)

Expiration date: Friday, March 17, 2017

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