Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, seeks applications for three tenure‐track faculty positions in the Department of Geosciences. Universidad de los Andes is located in central Bogotá, Colombia, and is the second highest rated University in Latin America by Times Higher Education, with a student body of 13500 undergraduates and 3000 postgraduates. The Geosciences Department currently consists of six full time research and teaching faculty.
Applications from all fields of the geosciences are invited, including but not limited to: geophysics, (bio)geochemistry, hydrogeology and oceanography, atmospheric/climate science, geomorphology, igneous geology/volcanology, stratigraphy/paleontology, to complement existing strengths in the Department, and to support the newly-formed Master’s program in Petroleum Engineering.
Applicants are required to have a Ph.D., ideally with two years postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated capability to lead a scientific research program, or extensive and relevant industrial experience. All candidates must have a record of significant and innovative research, documented by peer-reviewed publications.
Candidates will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program; teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in English or Spanish; supervise undergraduate, masters, and doctoral student research; contribute to departmental and University administration; and support outreach activities. It is anticipated appointments will be made at the Assistant Professor level, with higher level appointments considered on an individual basis for highly-qualified applicants.
Applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, clearly defined research proposal, teaching statement, and contact information for three referees as a PDF document to: firstname.lastname@example.org Questions related to the positions should be directed to the Chair of the Geosciences Search Committee, Program Director Dr Ferney Rodriguez (email@example.com).
Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2014 and will continue until the positions are filled. Starting dates is preferably August, 2014.