Faculty Position in Astrophysics at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

17 May 2018 by Fisica in Noticias

The Physics Institute of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV) would like to hire a faculty member in the area of astronomy and astrophysics through the CONICYT PAI program “Subvención a la Instalación en la Academia Convocatoria 2018” (http://www.conicyt.cl/pai/2018/04/20/convocatoria-nacional-concurso-subvencion-a-la-instalacion-en-la-academia-2018/).

We are seeking a young outstanding scientist with proven ability and commitment to excellence in independent research. Candidates must have a PhD degree (obtained within the last 7 years), postdoctoral experience, and a proven track record in research in astronomy and astrophysics, with preference given to extragalactic astrophysics and/or cosmology. As per CONICYT PAI requirements, the candidates must be Chilean nationals or foreign nationals with a permanent Chilean residence (“Permanencia Definitiva”), as well as not being already a faculty member at another institution. In this position, the successful candidate is expected to do research, apply for external grants, and teach physics and astrophysics at the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates who can interact and collaborate with the members of our Institute will be given special consideration (http://fis.ucv.cl/personal/academicos/).

Interested applicants should send the following documents (in PDF format) to
Director Rene Rojas (dirfis@pucv.cl) by June 25th 2018 (New date):

– Presentation Letter
– Research Statement (2 pages maximum)
– Curriculum Vitae
– The names and contact information of three people who can provide a reference letter upon request
– A PhD Certificate
– Chilean ID or “Permanencia Definitiva”

The PUCV will then contact the successful candidate to coordinate the final application process to the CONICYT PAI program.

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