Open (tenure-track) Positions at the Department of Computer Science (DCC), University of Chile

Deadline: March 1, 2023, 11 p.m.

The Department of Computer Science (DCC) at the University of Chile is inviting applications for two full-time permanent positions of Assistant Professors. The aim of these tenure-track positions is to offer individuals an opportunity to develop a strong and competitive research program in the field of computer science.

About the position

The positions offered at DCC are Assistant Professors in tenure-track positions, where the successful candidates will be expected to carry out research and teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. These positions are based in Santiago, Chile and the application deadline is March 1st, 2023.

Benefits of this position

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to establish and lead their own research team and develop innovative research at the highest international standards. They will also be expected to deliver high-quality teaching, supervise undergraduate, master and PhD students, obtain competitive research funding from external funding bodies, write and speak English fluently, and develop a good command of Spanish within a year of appointment.

Available levels of study

The Department of Computer Science (DCC) offers teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels with around 600 undergraduate, 80 MSc and 40 PhD students majoring in Computer Science.

Financial support

Financial support will be provided to successful candidates in the form of a competitive salary and research funds.


To be eligible for the position of Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science (DCC), candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree and must have demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship within the field of interest. Additionally, the candidate should be pursuing internationally recognized research in the following areas:

  1. Theoretical Computer Science
  2. Artificial Intelligence
  3. Software Engineering
  4. Computer Security and Privacy
  5. Networking

How to apply

To apply for the position, candidates can visit the official website of the University of Chile at and look for code FM2202. The application must be submitted in Spanish.

Additional information

The Department of Computer Science (DCC) is the leading Computer Science Department in Chile, and one of the most prominent in Latin America. It has 21 full-time professors and carries out research at the highest level, publishing around 100 articles per year in international conferences and journals.

Many academics at DCC form part of two well-funded research centers in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence: the National Center for Artificial Intelligence Research (CENIA) and the Millennium Institute for Foundational Research on Data (IMFD). Joining DCC will provide the possibility to cooperate with these centers and contribute to their research activities.

For further information, please contact Prof. Gonzalo Navarro at [email protected].

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