Faculty Openings in Geosciences at Universidad de Los Andes

Universidad de los Andes is located in downtown Bogotá, Colombia.
12 monthly salaries per year, health insurance, retirement plan, and annual performance bonus.
Jun 26, 2018
Jul 26, 2018
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Universidad de los Andes seeks applications for four full-time faculty positions in the Department of Geosciences. It is the 5th highest ranked University in Latin America by the Times Higher Education Rankings 2017, with a student body of 15,000 undergraduate students and 4,000 graduate students. The Geosciences Department currently consists of eleven full-time research and teaching faculty.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. degree in Earth Sciences, ideally with two years 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. 

We specially encourage applications from candidates with a strong background in exploration geophysics, preferably with experience in potential field methods. However, applicants with a background in all areas of Earth Sciences will be considered (hydrology, pedology, geomorphology, solid earth and atmospheric sciences, etc.).

The successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program; teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels in English or Spanish; supervise undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level research conducted by students; contribute to departmental and University administration; support outreach activities. It is anticipated that the appointments will be made at the Assistant Professor level. However, higher level appointments will be considered on an individual basis for applicants with 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 single a PDF file to the following e-mail address: director-geociencias@uniandes.edu.co

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 and will continue until July 31st, 2018 or until the positions are filled. The starting date is preferably January, 2019. More information about the department can be found at http://geociencias.uniandes.edu.co.