Assistant/Associate Professor in Statistical Signal Processing
Télécom SudParis is recruiting an Assistant or Associate Professor in Statistical Signal Processing with particular interest in the domains of data science, signal processing, information theory, and digital communications.

Presentation of the activities and context of the position:

Télécom SudParis is recruiting an Assistant or Associate Professor in Statistical Signal Processing. The strategic objective of recruitment is to meet the demand for training for specialists in the theory and application of signal processing in the fast-growing fields of data science, signal processing, information theory, and digital communications.

The candidate’s research focus will be in the field of probabilistic modelling and statistical signal processing in a broad sense. Applications related to fundamental research in the fields of the theory of signal processing, information theory, system identification, or optimization will be welcome. Expertise in areas such as statistical models for secure communications and smart sensors, would also be appreciated.

The position will be part of the specific action Data Science and Artificial Intelligence of the SAMOVAR Laboratory, the Flagship Theme Industry of the Future of IMT, as well as the Interdisciplinary Centers of IP Paris.

The future recruit will be called upon to participate in the responses to national or European calls for projects, as well as in the setting up of academic collaborations with partner schools in the Institut Polytechnique de Paris (Ecole Polytechnique, ENSTA Paris, ENSAE ParisTech and Télécom Paris)  and industry e.g. Thales, SAFRAN, etc. …

The future recruit will provide core and specialist teaching in signal processing, digital communications, statistics, probability for the various teaching programs of the school, including the Engineering Diploma, Engineering Apprenticeship, and the specialist Masters programme.  In particular, they will invest in the assembly and framing of the tutorial and pedagogical material for the students;  participate in the supervision of students' projects and doctoral theses; and offer courses at the M2 level in her field of expertise. Courses will be delivered in French and English.

Télécom SudParis ( is a member of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris ( and the Institut Mines-Télécom ( Located on two campuses in Evry and Palaiseau, the school offers an excellent environment for research and teaching. The future recruit will join the "Communications, Images, and Information Processing" department (CITI) and will be part of the "Information Processing for Images and Communications" (TIPIC) team of the SAMOVAR laboratory. At the Institut Polytechnique de Paris (IP Paris) they will be part of one of the "Mathematics" or "Information, Communication, and Electronics" departments.

Job Requirements:

Levels of training/skills:

- Doctorate level qualification i.e. PhD/DPhil

- Civil servant (category A) belonging to a body recruited through the Ecole Polytechnique or the ENA or former student of a Ecole Normale Supérieure with a professional experience of more than 3 years

- Categories or occupations of IMT agents who can apply: II – C/D/E/P/R/T

Essential skills:

- Experience or international visibility

- Fluency in English and French

- Teaching and research experience



- Teamwork, interpersonal skills 

- Pedagogical qualities

- Ability to write and synthesize


Application procedures:

Applications must be submitted via the career site:

The application must include:

- a detailed CV including a list of teaching activities and a list of the main publications

- a description of the planned teaching and research activities

- the contact details of two referees

- any material deemed interesting by the candidate to demonstrate his abilities

Application deadline: March 31, 2022

Envisaged interview period: April/May/June 2021, either physically or remotely

Expected start date (negotiable): September 1, 2021

Category and occupation of the position in the IMT management framework: II – C, name Maitre de Conferences

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the department to discuss and define their teaching and research projects:


About the school:

Télécom SudParis is a public engineering school recognized at the highest level of digital science and technology. The quality of its training is based on the scientific excellence of its faculty and a pedagogy emphasizing team projects, disruptive innovation and entrepreneurship. Télécom SudParis has 1,000 students, including 700 engineering students and about 100 doctoral students. Télécom SudParis is part of the Institut Mines-Télécom, the leading engineering school group in France, and shares its campus with Institut Mines-Télécom Business School. Télécom SudParis is co-founder of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris (IP Paris), a world-class Institute of Science and Technology with Ecole Polytechnique, ENSTA Paris, ENSAE ParisTech and Télécom Paris.