Universidad Austral de Chile (UACh)

Two faculty positions at the Institute of Civil Engineering Construction

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The Institute of Civil Engineering Construction of the Faculty of Engineering Science at Universidad Austral de Chile (UACh, Chile) invites applications for two faculty positions. The areas of specific interest are:

  • Soil Mechanics, Geotechnics and Foundation Engineering (E-138 2022)
  • Reinforced Concrete Design or Design of Steel / Timber Structures (E-1372022)

Applicants for the positions are expected to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels, initiate and sustain independent research, obtain research funding, supervise graduate and undergraduate students, and participate in the academic affairs of the Department. Demonstrable teaching experience in one or more of the following areas is a desirable qualification: engineering mechanics, dynamics, soil mechanics, structural design and construction engineering projects.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in the specific area for which they apply or a closely related field. Applications before graduation will be accepted, but the doctorate must be completed by the time of appointment. The anticipated start date is June 2023. The successful candidate must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. Proficiency in Spanish is highly desirable, but it is not a requirement. Applicants not fluent in Spanish should be willing to acquire sufficient proficiency within one year to teach and interact with students.

Qualified applicants must apply via https://www.uach.cl/trabaja-en-la-uach, by February 28, 2023.

Alternatively, qualified applicants without Spanish proficiency are encouraged to send first an application in PDF format to directoriocc@uach.cl until January 20, 2023, including a motivation letter, a comprehensive curriculum vitae listing all publications and conferences, education and experience and contact information of up to two references. Please enclose copies of your academic credentials.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until all positions are filled. Short-listed candidates are expected to provide a short lecture regarding a specific undergraduate topic and a research presentation. Candidates will be informed of the lecture topic in due time.

Salaries are competitive at the international level and are complemented by research incentives. Health insurance and other benefits are included.

For further information please visit the page http://ingenieria.uach.cl/institutos/obras-civiles.htmlor contact directoriocc@uach.cl.

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Two faculty positions at the Institute of Civil Engineering Construction
Independencia 631, Los Ríos Valdivia, Chile
Application deadline
2023-02-28 23:59:59
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