The Faculty of Engineering and Sciences (FES) of Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (UAI) in Chile invites female researchers to apply for open rank faculty positions in all areas of science and engineering. This call is part of a program that has been established by FES to attract talented women with outstanding potential. The FES brings together an open-minded community of scholars who combine fundamental and applied research meant to develop creative and innovative projects. The astrophysics group at UAI is seeking applications that complement its research program on exoplanets, planetary science, and planet formation. Candidates should have the ability to pursue a high impact research program.
The chosen candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Physics, Astronomy, and related fields, in Spanish and/or English. Candidates do not need to be fluent in Spanish at the moment of applying. The successful candidate will have access to 10% of all telescope time on major facilities in Chile, including VLT, ALMA, Gemini, Magellan, and other telescopes in the country, as well as access to future facilities such as the GMT and E-ELT. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a reference, an Assistant Professor should expect an annual remuneration ranging between 36 and 48 million CLP (approximately 48,000 and 65,000 USD at the current exchange rate, respectively). This salary does not include potential additions from grants or research contracts.
Candidates should submit the following information in a single pdf file via email to <[email protected]> (e-mail subject: Faculty Position Women in Engineering and Sciences): (1) Statement of purpose (in English) indicating your merits for the position, and your plans in the areas of research and teaching in which you are interested; (2) Curriculum vitae including contact information, educational background, educational and/or professional experience, and a list of publications; (3) Name, position and contact information of at least three people who can submit a recommendation letter in case you are shortlisted; (4) Availability to work in the UAI campus of Santiago, Viña del Mar, or both. Applications should be submitted by October 1st 2021 to ensure full consideration. The appointment can begin as early as March 2022, but later starting dates are possible.