Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes

Position ID: Uniandes-PD2019 [#12898]
Position Title: Postdoc
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Bogota, Bogota, Colombia [map]
Application Deadline: 2018/11/17 (posted 2018/10/19, listed until 2018/11/17)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed. ***

The Department of Mathematics of the Universidad de los Andes invites applications for a postdoctoral position. Candidates in all areas of pure and applied mathematics aligned with current faculty research interests are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a PhD in mathematics or a closely related area (statistics, operations research, etc.) awarded before the start of the appointment and should exhibit clear research and teaching potential.

Universidad de los Andes ( 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 MSc 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 position is for one year, renewable for a second year after a positive evaluation. The teaching load will be three to four courses per academic year. Successful candidates who do not speak Spanish may teach their classes in English.

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 as well as the names of one or more current faculty members who could serve as mentor.)  
  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: 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 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)
Postal Mail:
Carrera 1 No. 18a 10
Edificio H, Primer Piso
111711 Bogotá, Colombia
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