FACULTY OPENINGS IN GEOSCIENCES at Universidad de Los Andes Bogotá, Colombia

Colombia (CO
Questions related to the salary should be addressed to the Chair of the Geosciences
Jun 13, 2017
Jul 13, 2017
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Education Level
Desired Certifications
Professional Geologist
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
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at Universidad de Los Andes

Bogotá, Colombia


Universidad de Los Andes seeks applications for two faculty positions in the Department of Geosciences. Universidad de Los Andes is located in downtown Bogotá, Colombia. It is the eight highest ranked University in Latin America by the QS University Rankings 2016, with a student body of 13,500 undergraduate students and 3,000 graduate students. The Geosciences Department currently consists of eight full time research and teaching faculty.

Applications are being accepted from candidates with a strong background in

  • Structural geology and tectonics.
  • Exploration geophysics, with experience in potential field methods.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. degree, preferably with two years of postdoctoral experience, and demonstrated capabilities to lead a scientific research program and/or extensive and relevant industrial experience. All candidates must have a record of significant and innovative research, documented by peer-reviewed publications. 

The successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program; teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in English or Spanish; supervise undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level research conducted by students; contribute to departmental and University administration; and support outreach activities.  It is anticipated that appointments will be made at the Assistant Professor level. However, higher level appointments considered on an individual basis for applicants with the appropriate qualifications.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a clearly defined research proposal, a teaching statement, and contact information of three referees. These should be submitted in a PDF file to the following e-mail address: director-geociencias@uniandes.edu.co.  Applications will be received until July 30th, 2017. Interviews will take place between August 21st and September 15th, 2017.  The expected starting date is January 2018.

Questions related to the positions should be addressed to the Chair of the Geosciences Search Committee, Program Director, Dr Rodrigo Marin, at r.marin58@uniandes.edu.co

Review of applications will begin immediately. More information about de department can be found at http://geociencias.uniandes.edu.co .