Assistant Professor at Universidad de Atacama

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Archive Date: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Universidad de Atacama
Department Name: 
Instituto de Astronomía y Ciencias Planetarias
Street Line 1: 
Copayapu 485
City: 
Copiapó
State/Province: 
Atacama
Zip/Postal: 
1531772
Country: 
Chile
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Instituto de Astronomía y Ciencias Planetarias (INCT) at Universidad de Atacama (UDA) located in Copiapó, Chile is offering one assistant professor position to enthusiastic candidates who are currently working in the fields of solar system, exoplanets, stellar astrophysics, Galactic or extragalactic astronomy. Successful candidates should be able to teach effectively at postgraduate level (in English) and have a positive attitude towards teamwork aimed at enhancing our institution. A Ph.D. in astronomy or closely related area is required, with at least 5 years of experience after the Ph.D. and a minimum of 10 publications (with Journal Impact Factor > 1) in the last 5 years. As stated before, candidates need to have an excellent command of English, however Spanish is the official language at INCT UDA so successful candidates are expected to be proficient in Spanish within 1 year (Spanish courses will also be offered). Successful applicants will have access to the 10% of time guaranteed to Chilean institutions on all observing facilities based in the country.Net salary: 50.000 USD/year plus incentives per productivity. Complete applications must include: a CV with a list of publications, and a four-page document including a cover letter, a research statement, a teaching experience description and future plans. In addition, applicants should arrange three letters of reference to be sent to inct@uda.cl. All documents should be sent by e-mail to the same address no later than December 4, 2019.

The position is available to start from January 2nd on, where early starts in the position are considered a plus.

Eventual inquiries may be addressed to the director of INCT M. Barbieri at inct@uda.cl.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$50000.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, December 31, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Dr. Mauro Barbieri
Title: 
INCT Director
Institution/Company: 
Universidad de Atacama
Department Name: 
Instituto de Astronomía y Ciencias Planetarias
Street Line 1: 
Copayapu 485
City: 
Copiapó
State/Province: 
Atacama
Zip/Postal Code: 
1531772
Country: 
Chile
Email: 
inct@uda.cl
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Dr. Mauro Barbieri
Email: 
inct@uda.cl