Applied computer science researchers

Regular, full-time positions

The Computer Research Institute of Montréal (CRIM) is an industrial research centre in information technology, firmly established in Québec since 1985. CRIM is one of the very few IT applied research centres in Canada.

Its researchers and recognized professionals have a unique expertise and are developing a wide range of applications in diverse sectors, aimed at accelerating the transfer of knowledge to businesses.

CRIM, working in collaborative mode with its clients and partners, conducts applied research, development and technological support activities on behalf of client-businesses and organizations.

CRIM’s services can help organizations, big and small, become more productive, competitive and efficient, nationally and internationally.

A key player in Montréal’s burgeoning centre of excellence in artificial intelligence, CRIM is seeking to bolster its research teams by recruiting new researchers who possess a solid understanding of industrial issues. As certain projects will be developed in concert with universities, a good grasp of the workings of academia is also important. To find out more about CRIM, visit our website.

Job description

We are looking for candidates who hold a Ph.D. and are interested in pursuing a career in research of an industrial nature in areas including, but not limited to the following:

  • Data Science
  • Speech recognition
  • Image and video processing (2D or 3D)
  • Deep Learning
  • Vocal and visual biometrics
  • Software architecture and web services
  • Cybersecurity

Successful candidates, reporting to a team director, will demonstrate a capacity to define an original program of applied research, in an open environment where collaboration with CRIM experts in other fields is essential.

Description of main duties 

  • Conduct leading-edge R&D.
  • Conduct or steer applied research projects with industry partners.
  • Develop and maintain a network of industrial partners interested in supporting your R&D work.
  • Collaborate with university researchers and supervise graduate students.
  • Publish in leading journals and participate in high-level conferences.
  • Prepare and submit grant proposals for new research projects.


  • Postgraduate degree (Ph.D.) in engineering, software, computer science or related field.
  • Relevant experience in industry or experience in close collaborative research with industry.
  • Strong publication record.
  • Experience in drafting funding requests (grant or other).
  • Experience in project management an asset.

Qualities required

  • Command of spoken and written French and English.
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • A marked interest in teamwork and targeted precompetitive research.
  • Communication and outreach abilities.
  • Creativity and innovation.
  • Independence and a capacity to take initiative and make decisions.

Solid advantages of CRIM employment

  • Benefit from great working conditions (group insurance, RRSPs, vacation, competitive salary).
  • Maintain a healthy balance between work and family, with a flexible 35 hour/week schedule.
  • Enjoy proximity to public transit (metro, train station nearby).
  • Share in an exceptional work environment.
  • Rub shoulders with driven and inspiring people in a team setting.

These positions must be filled quickly. Please submit your candidacy to or use the online form.

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