Farouk Toumani ftoumani at gmail.com
Wed May 1 12:15:55 CEST 2013

   LIMOS-CNRS – Université d’Auvergne

This call for proposal derives from the CREATION OF AN INDUSTRIAL  
ALMERYS, major actor on the market of Telecommunications and I.T  
services in France, in partnership with LIMOS (Research and  
Development Laboratory for Modelling and Optimization of Information  
Systems) – CNRS (National Centre of Scientific Research), ISIMA  
(Engineering School of Modelling of Information Systems and its  
Application), IUT (University Institute of Technology), and one of the  
major universities in the region where all the actors are located,  
called Auvergne University, in French “Université d’Auvergne”.
It comes so that the “Université d’Auvergne”, through its foundation,  
is offering a fixed-term Full-Professor contractual job. This position  
is mainly a Research oriented one: the recruited Professor will be in  
charge of developing and managing, inside the LIMOS-CNRS laboratory, a  
research project about the concept of Trusted Cloud Computing, with  
the strong support and partnership from the company ALMERYS.

The position is a three year position, starting in September/October  

The contents of this Professor Position.

The research activity will be centered on the security and reliability  
of systems and services. This research activity will be carried out at  
LIMOS-CNRS Laboratory. LIMOS Laboratory is a Computer Sciences  
oriented Laboratory whose activity focuses on Enterprise Informatics  
and Complex System Optimization, and which involves 75 permanent  
researchers, 7 technicians and 85 PHD students. LIMOS involves teams  
and researchers working in Algorithm Design, Wireless Sensor Networks,  
Web Services, Databasises, Datamining, Production Systems. It  
maintains a broad scope of international and industrial partnerships,  
and participates into two 10 years big Labex project about innovative  
mobility and seismic activity monitoring. The industrial chair Trusted  
Cloud Computing is related to a partnership between LIMOS and the  
ALMERYS Company. The ALMERYS Company, part of ORANGE Group,  works on  
highly efficient and reliable intercommunication distributed software  
design. So, Research would here be carried on in strong interaction  
with the teams in LIMOS which work on wireless sensors networks, web  
services, and on database management (data mining, business  
intelligence, automated learning) and with the ALMERYS Company. It  
will not only involve the production of concepts and procedures, but  
also the management, inside LIMOS Lab. of the relationship with  
ALMERYS, the animation of the research which will be brought about the  
concept of Trusted Cloud Computing, and the reinforcement of the  
related network.

The Key Words related to this Research activity are:  Web Services,  
Wireless Sensors Networks, Big data, Security, Reliability, Automated  

Though the position is mainly Research oriented, it includes a  
teaching duty of an average of 60 hours of classes per year, shared  
between the IUT and the Engineering School of ISIMA. The main goal  
will be to give a first approach to students about issues related to  
the implementation and design of data acquisition services and  
emerging Internet systems, to their security and reliability.

Conditions: Salary, Duration.
The position is a three year position, starting in September/October  
Salary: Euros 60,000 per year before tax.

Besides, the position will be provisioned, which means that additional  
resources will allow the recruited professor to supervise Ph.D  
students and to carry on a team activity.

Characteristics of the Candidates, Requirements.

The following requirements are mandatory:
a Master or an Engineering degree in a scientific field;
a PhD in the Sciences and Information Technology area;

Besides, the following items will be part of the evaluation criteria:
a significant personnel scientific production record;
a professional experience which will eventually include an  
international mobility and partnerships with companies.

Though there is no restriction about age or nationality, it will be  
strongly appreciated that candidates may boast themselves with some  
kind of proficiency in both English and French languages.

How to Apply: Contacts, Deadline.

The SUBMISSION DEADLINE is  May 31, 2013

CV and Motivation Letter should be sent to one of the following  
contacts, who will also answer the questions which may be raised by  
the candidates
LIMOS-CNRS Laboratory:
Professor Michel MISSON
LIMOS Co-Director
michel.misson at udamail.fr+33 (0) 473 177 140

ALMERYS Company :
Emmanuelle DRAPEAU
Director for Human Resources for ALMERYS
In charge of recruitment and academic partnership management
emmanuelle.drapeau at almerys.com
+33 (0) 473 743 239

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