Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes

Position ID: Uniandes-AP2019 [#12896]
Position Title: Assistant professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Bogota, Bogota, Colombia [map]
Application Deadline: 2018/11/17 (posted 2018/10/19, listed until 2018/11/17)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics of the Universidad de los Andes invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. Applications in all areas of mathematics will be welcome. A PhD in mathematics or a closely related area (statistics, operations research, etc.) is required. Candidates must show a strong research record as well as commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses in both pure and applied mathematics (such as probability, statistics, or numerical analysis) at the undergraduate level as well as graduate courses in his or her area of research.

Universidad de los Andes (https://uniandes.edu.co/en/university/about-us) is a private nonsectarian university located in the historic center of Bogotá, Colombia, and is consistently ranked among the top ten universities in Latin America. The Department of Mathematics offers an undergraduate major in mathematics as well as masters and PhD programs. These programs attract some of the strongest mathematics students in Colombia, and their undergraduate and masters’ students fare very well when they go abroad for postgraduate studies. The department offers a vibrant research environment with a variety of weekly seminars and often hosts international conferences.

The starting date of the appointment, pending administrative approval, is August 2019. The teaching load is two courses per semester. Successful candidates who do not speak Spanish may teach their classes in English during the first two years of their appointment. To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 17, 2018. Every application must contain at least the following items: 

  1. A cover letter (the letter must contain the names of the writers of the recommendation letters). 
  2. A curriculum vitae. 
  3. A research statement. 
  4. A teaching statement. 
  5. Three letters of recommendation (they should be sent directly by the referees to the e-mail address: jobsmath@uniandes.edu.co). At least one of these letters should explicitly address the teaching skills of the applicant. 
  6. An AMS Cover Sheet. 
Applications should be sent in electronic form to the address jobsmath@uniandes.edu.co or in paper to

The Hiring Committee, Department of Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes, Carrera 1 No 18A-10, Bogotá Colombia.

The Department of Mathematics at Universidad de los Andes encourages applications from qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.


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Contact: Maricarmen Martinez, +571 3394949 Ext. 2772, (571) 3324427 (fax)
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Carrera 1 No. 18a 10
Edificio H, Primer Piso
111711 Bogotá, Colombia
Web Page: http://matematicas.uniandes.edu.co/

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