Faculty position in Astrophysics at UTFSM, Valparaiso, Chile

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Street Line 1: 
Avenida España 1680
City: 
Valparaiso
State/Province: 
Valparaiso
Zip/Postal: 
2340000
Country: 
Chile
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics at Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (UTFSM), campus Valparaiso, Chile, invites applications to fill a faculty position, beginning as early as January 2020. The applicant must have a Ph.D. degree in Astronomy or Astrophysics, with proven research productivity and commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. The position is open to all areas of Astrophysics research and instrumentation. UTFSM has a leading group in Particle and High Energy Experimental Physics in the country, and affinity with these activities is desired. The Department has well established undergraduate and PhD. programs in Physics, with a tradition in research in Condensed Matter and High Energy Physics, and is starting the new area of Astrophysics. 

The successful candidate is expected to have a commitment to excellence in research and to join the recently open undergraduate program in Astrophysics, interacting closely with students. Our Department is an active research center in the country with a visitor program and a research collaboration network worldwide. Our University is mainly focused on Science and Engineering with multidisciplinary activities, attracting some of the most brilliant students in these fields. It also hosts powerful computer clusters, being the first site in the country to reach the status of Tier-2 in the ATLAS grid. The selected candidate is expected to teach in Spanish within a year. Applicants should submit a CV, a short statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, two letters of reference that should be sent directly from the referee to the address below, and a copy of title or degree certificates. The documents should be sent by October 31th, 2019, to Direccion RRHH (postulaciones.ddrrhhad@usm.cl) or to the Head of the Physics Department, Prof. Claudio Dib (claudio.dib@usm.cl). Late applications may be considered until the position is filled. Further information can be obtained at the same addresses.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, November 29, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Direccion Recursos Humanos
Title: 
Director
Institution/Company: 
Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
Avenida España 1680
City: 
Valparaiso
State/Province: 
Valparaiso
Zip/Postal Code: 
2340000
Country: 
Chile
Phone: 
+56 32 265 4623
Email: 
postulaciones.ddrrhhad@usm.cl
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Claudio Dib
Subject: 
Faculty position Astrophysics CS
Email: 
claudio.dib@usm.cl