Universidad de Los Andes, Mathematics

Position ID: Uniandes-PD2020 [#14375]
Position Title: Postdoc
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Bogota, Bogota, Colombia [map]
Application Deadline: 2019/11/29 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/03, finished 2020/05/31, listed until 2019/11/29)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics of the Universidad de los Andes invites applications for up to two postdoctoral positions. 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. Candidates in all areas of pure and applied mathematics that align with current faculty research interests are encouraged to apply.

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 programs of mathematics at the graduate and undergraduate levels. These programs attract some of the strongest mathematics students in Colombia, and graduates in mathematics regularly continue their studies in PhD programs all over the world. The department has been successful in attracting international faculty members, and it 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 2020. 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.

The Department of Mathematics of Universidad de los Andes encourages applications from all qualified candidates, in particular members of underrepresented minorities including persons with disabilities.

To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 29, 2019. 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: 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.

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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
Web Page: https://matematicas.uniandes.edu.co

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