The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Universidad de los Andes (Uniandes), in Bogotá, Colombia, invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position. We seek an engineer able to teach and conduct research in the broad fields of hydraulics, hydrology, and water resources in urban environments, ideally with knowledge on geographic information systems.
A doctoral degree is required for this position; however, consideration will be given to applicants that are currently pursuing their doctoral degree and will complete it shortly. Applicants must have proven ability in carrying out scientific and applied research projects. This includes the ability to develop and sustain an active research program with external funding. Teaching ability and commitment to teaching are essential. Spanish is not essential for the application, but it will be expected as a teaching language after the first year.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest that includes a proposed research plan and specifies teaching interest. Applicants must also include a detailed curriculum vitae including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. This information should be submitted to Prof. Nicolas Estrada, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universidad de los Andes; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Screening and recruiting schedule:
· May 27th, 2022; deadline for submission of candidates’ letters of interest and CVs.
· June 24th, 2022; selected candidates will be invited to make oral presentations in front of the department committee. Candidates are expected to discuss their backgrounds and to present their academic and research work proposals.
· The anticipated starting date is between November 2022 and January 2023.
Uniandes is the leading independent private university in Colombia. Established in 1948, it is among the best Latin American universities and is included in worldwide rankings of outstanding universities. For further information, please visit the university’s website at (http://www.uniandes.edu.co).