Assistant or Associate Professor in Water Resources/Hydrology/Watershed Management via ResearchGate

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Santiago, Chile 🇨🇱

Description: The Department of Ecosystems and the Environment from the Faculty of Agronomy and Forestry, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile is now seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track position for an assistant/associate professor in Water Resources/Hydrology/Watershed Management. Teaching responsibilities include courses at the undergraduate (integrated watershed management and soil, and forest hydrology) and postgraduate level. New courses in Water Resources / Hydrology /Watershed Management areas will be welcomed. Teaching in Spanish is required.

Application start date: 6 th – june – 2018

Application deadline: 15th – august – 2018

Professional title: For candidates whose undergraduate degree has been obtained in Chile, a certified professional degree corresponding to a 5- year length university program in either Forestry, Agronomy, Engineering, Natural Resources, Geography or other areas related to the position

Degree requirements: Ph.D. degree at the moment of application in any relevant area related to this call, Hydrology, Water Resources, Watershed Management. Postdoctoral experience is desirable.

Background: Demonstrable research experience with successful grant application and publications on peer-reviewed journals of the field. Teaching experience, in Spanish, is highly desirable. 

Availability: January 2019

Area of specialization: Required: Water Resources and/or Hydrology and/or Watershed Management.
Desirable: Remote Sensing, Climatology, Soil Science

Further requirements: Applicants must submit the following documents (English):

  • Full updated CV
  • A research/academic statement indicating interests and motivations for research/teaching development, besides a plan for research outreach and interdisciplinary research (1,500 words)
  • Three letters of recommendation (addressed directly to the responsible indicated below)

Work schedule: full time 44 h

Remarks: Indefinite contract (subject to periodic assessments). The selected candidate will have a $8.000.000 (Chilean pesos) as a starting research fund, while developing national/international applications (i.e. FONDECYT, FONDEF, CORFO grants).

Responsible: Please submit the documents via the apply for this job button to Rosanna Ginocchio, Directora, Departamento Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente.

In the e-mail subject please indicate: Water Resources position at DEMA.

Responsible phone number: (+562) 2354 4169

Letter of reference: Three letters directly addressed to Dr. Ginocchio with the email subject Reference for Water Resources position.

Equal opportunity statement: “The process will comply with the non-discrimination and equality policy for people in the access to positions and functions at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile”