Tenure Track Professorship at Universidad de Valparaiso

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Instituto de Fisica y Astronomia
Street Line 1: 
Universidad de Valparaiso
Street Line 2: 
Av. Gran Bretana 1111
Job Announcement Text: 

The Institute of Physics and Astronomy of Universidad de Valparaíso (IFA-UV, Chile) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Extragalactic Astrophysics. We seek a highly qualified applicant with a PhD in Astronomy (or related field), at least three years of professional experience, and a record of excellence in research. A strong commitment to teaching and mentoring at undergraduate and postgraduate levels is highly desirable. Applicants will be expected to teach in Spanish within 2 years.

IFA-UV is located in Valparaíso, a city declared world heritage site by UNESCO. Our fast growing institute is composed of 23 professors, 12 postdocs, and 20 graduate students. While working at IFA-UV (www.ifa.uv.cl), the candidate will qualify as member of the Chilean community with privileged access to 10% of the time on all astronomical observatories in Chile, including ESO/Paranal, Gemini-South, Magellan, CTIO, ALMA, APEX and in the future ELT, GMT, and LSST. The salary is the standard scale for professors in Chilean public universities.

Applicants can find the Call of Applications (Bases de Concurso), the CV format, and the Declaration Form in the Related URL link below. Applications should include the documents required in section 6.3 of the call, which includes a research and teaching plans, and also arrange for three reference letters. All documents must be sent to [email protected].

The positions are to be filled as soon as possible but at the latest by March 2020. Informal inquiries of any kind may be addressed to [email protected].

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Veronica Motta
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