Tenure track position in optimisation, University of Chile

The Department of Mathematical Engineering (DIM) of the University of Chile is offering a tenure track position in Mathematics, starting preferably in March 2017. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree at the date of appointment, and preferably not before January 2008. Candidates are required to have a doctoral degree in mathematics, applied mathematics, operations research or a related field, and to be active in research in subjects related to the optimization and equilibrium area at DIM, see: http://www.dim.uchile.cl/mathematical-engineering-department/110764/research.

Our department is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty; in particular, female candidates or candidates from minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Candidates are expected to present evidence of an outstanding research record and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Duties include a moderate teaching load of five (5) one semester courses every two years at an undergraduate or graduate level. The official language for teaching is Spanish.

Applications should be submitted via email to search.committee2016@dim.uchile.cl and consist of the following documents (in PDF): curriculum vitae (in English or Spanish), a research statement (in English) including a selection of the three (3) most relevant publications and an outline of future research, and a teaching statement. Reception of applications will be acknowledged by email.

Applicants should also ensure that three (3) recommendation letters by senior researchers reach the committee. These letters are to be sent by email to search.committee2016@dim.uchile.cl, mentioning as subject: Recommendation Letter for (name of the candidate). To ensure full consideration, all documents and recommendation letters should be received no later than December 4th, 2016.


Additional Salary Information: Salary depends on the qualifications of the chosen candidate. At the level of Assistant Professor, the basic remuneration is approximately US$ 65.000 (before taxes and at current exchange rates). This salary does not include potential grants or research contracts. Members of the Department of Mathematical Engineering have access to a basal annual support for their research activities, of the order of US$ 10.000, including travel expenses and research collaborations.