Universidad de Los Andes, Mathematics

Position ID: Uniandes-AP2020 [#14378]
Position Title: Assistant professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Bogota, Bogota, Colombia [map]
Application Deadline: 2019/10/27 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/03, finished 2020/05/03, listed until 2019/10/27)
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. A PhD in mathematics or a closely related area (statistics, operations research, etc.) is required. Applications in all areas of mathematics will be welcomed. The Department is especially interested in strengthening its research and teaching of applied mathematics, understood in a broad sense. 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 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 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 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.

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 October 27, 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). 
  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: http://matematicas.uniandes.edu.co/

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