Postdoctoral Openings in Geosciences

Universidad de Los Andes
Bogotá, Colombia


Universidad de los Andes seeks applications for two postdoctoral positions in the Department of Geosciences. Universidad de los Andes is located in central Bogotá, Colombia. Universidad de Los Andes is one of the top ten universities in Latin America, according to the QS University Ranking, with a student body of 13,500 undergraduate students and 3,000 graduate students. The Geosciences Department currently has eight full time research and teaching faculty members.

Applications are being accepted for two postdoctoral positions in geophysics and geo-biochemistry. Background and experience to support a newly-formed Master's program in Petroleum Engineering is desirable.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. degree, with demonstrated capabilities to conduct scientific research. All candidates must have a record of significant and innovative research, documented by peer-reviewed publications. A good track record on teaching at the undergraduate level is desirable.

Each successful candidate will be expected to support the scientific and administrative tasks of one of the department's full-time faculty member, teach courses at the undergraduate level in English or Spanish, supervise undergraduate, Masters', and doctoral level research conducted by students, and support outreach activities. Appointments will initially be made for one year, with a possible extension for one more year, depending on the candidate's performance.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a clearly defined research proposal, a teaching statement, and contact information of three referees. These should be submitted in a PDF file to the following e-mail address: director-geociencias@uniandes.edu.co

Questions related to the positions should be addressed to the Chair of the Geosciences Search Committee, Program Director, Dr. Rodrigo Marín, at r.marin58@uniandes.edu.co .

More information about the department is available at http://geociencias.uniandes.edu.co/. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Starting date is preferably August, 2017.

posted: 14 March 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.