The Instituto de Astronomía y Ciencias Planetarias (INCT) at Universidad de Atacama (UDA) in Copiapó, Chile, invites applications for three assistant professor positions from enthusiastic candidates who are currently working in the fields of Solar System or Planetary Geology (2 positions) and Galactic astronomy (1 position). Successful candidates are expected to be able to teach effectively at postgraduate level in English (in Spanish after a year) and supervise PhD theses. Applicants should have a PhD in Astronomy, Planetary Science, or closely related areas and a minimum of 10 publications (in Q1 or Q2 in WOS related Astronomy & Astrophysics JCR category) between the years 2016-2020. Successful applicants will have access to the 10% of time guaranteed to Chilean institutions on all international observatories based in the country (ESO/Paranal, ALMA, APEX, CTA-South, Las Campanas, ESO/La Silla, LSST, CTIO, Gemini, etc.) and participation in SDSS-V.
The INCT offers a competitive salary plus incentives for productivity. Complete applications must include in a single PDF file: a CV with a list of publications, cover letter (1 page), a research statement (including future research plans; max 3 pages), a teaching experience description (max 1 page) and the names and contact details of three references aware of the candidate work experience. All documents should be sent by e-mail to [email protected] by deadline 12th of November 2021. Position will stay open until filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Director professor Mario Soto at [email protected].
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