Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes

Position ID: Uniandes-AP [#11142]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Bogota, Bogota, Colombia [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics (preference given to Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Probability and Statistics)
Starting Date: 2018/08/01
Application Deadline: 2017/11/21 finished (posted 2017/10/24, finished 2018/05/27, listed until 2018/04/24)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics of the Universidad de los Andes invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2018. 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 at the undergraduate and graduate level. Applications in all areas of mathematics will be considered but preference will be given to candidates in the areas of Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Probability and Statistics.

Universidad de los Andes is Colombia's most renowned private university with a dynamic and diverse mathematics department. Currently, Universidad de los Andes is ranked among the top ten universities in Latin America (according to the QS/THE University Rankings 2016/17).

The Department of Mathematics offers an undergraduate major in mathematics as well as Masters and PhD programs. The teaching load is two (2) courses per semester. Salaries are competitive. Successful candidates who do not speak Spanish may teach their classes in English during the first two years of their appointment. The starting date of the appointment, pending administrative approval, is August 2018.

To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 21, 2017.

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 (3) 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. The AMS Cover sheet (if available).

The documents can be sent in electronic form as a single pdf file to the e-mail address: 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: Rene Meziat, 5713394949, (571) 3324427 (fax)
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Departamento de Matemáticas
Universidad de los Andes
Carrera 1 No 18A-10
Bogotá, Colombia
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