University of Chile
Department of Geology

Faculty Positions

The Department of Geology of the Faculty of Physics and Mathematical Sciences of the University of Chile has opened contest for three full time (44 hrs.) academic positions. These positions are for tenure track and involve strong commitment in research and teaching, both at undergraduate and graduate levels. The selected candidates are expected to participate and lead basic and applied research projects as well as build a vigorous externally-funded research program.

The positions open for contest are in:
  • Geology (code FM-1701): Sedimentology / Sedimentary Petrology
  • Geology (code FM-1702): Low temperature thermocronology and applications in geology
  • Geology (code FM-1703): Economic geology / Ore deposit metallogenesis (preferably Andean)
Details on expected candidate profiles, selection criteria, requirements and contest deadline may be found by selecting the specific contest code on the following web page:

General questions and doubts may be addressed to the Department Direction office (email: and, referencing position code number. Specific questions should be addressed as indicated in contest details in link above.

Spanish fluency is not required at the time of application, but is highly encouraged at the time of appointment.

posted: 08 November 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.