Faculty position at the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
To event remaining 45 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María
Department Name: 
Departamento de Física
Street Line 1: 
Avenida España 1680
City: 
Valparaíso
State/Province: 
Valparaíso
Zip/Postal: 
234000
Country: 
Chile
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics at Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (UTFSM), Chile, invites applications for a faculty position in Santiago de Chile, to be filled during the first half of 2023. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Astronomy or Astrophysics, with proven research productivity and commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. 

Candidates with expertise in any field of Stellar or Planetary Astrophysics are preferentially welcome to apply while outstanding candidates working in the field of Galactic or Extragalactic Astrophysics might also be considered. Potential synergies with current UTFSM professors in astrophysics will be appreciated and should be highlighted in the application. 

The successful candidate is expected to have a commitment to excellence in research and to join the recently opened undergraduate program in Astrophysics, interacting closely with students. 

Our Department is an active research center in the country with a visitor program and an international research collaboration network. Our University is mainly focused on Science and Engineering with multidisciplinary activities, attracting some of the most brilliant students in these fields. The successful candidates will have access to the Chilean ten percent of observing time at the telescopes located in our country which includes ALMA and the VLT and in the near future the ELT and GMT. In addition, our University hosts powerful computer clusters. The selected candidates are expected to teach in Spanish within a year. 

Applicants should submit a CV, a short statement of research interests (not exceeding two pages) and teaching philosophy (one page), two letters of reference that should be sent directly from the referee to the address below, and a copy of their PhD certificate.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Direccion Recursos Humanos
Title: 
Director
Institution/Company: 
Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María
City: 
Valparaíso
State/Province: 
Valparaíso
Zip/Postal Code: 
234000
Country: 
Chile
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Matthias Schreiber
Subject: 
Faculty Position in Astrophysics at UTFSM