Are you a computer science expert with a passion for research and teaching? If so, the Department of Computer Science (DCC) at the University of Chile has two exciting opportunities available for you! They are offering two full-time permanent positions for assistant professors in tenure-track positions. Candidates will be responsible for carrying out research and teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The positions are available in the following areas:
- Theoretical Computer Science
- Artificial Intelligence
- Software Engineering
- Computer Security and Privacy
Successful candidates are expected to complement the existing strengths of the department and its current activities. The candidates must have a Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship within the field of interest.
Benefits of This Position
The successful candidates will have the opportunity to establish and lead their own research team, develop innovative research at the highest international standards, 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 1 year of appointment.
Available Level of Study
The positions are available for both undergraduate and graduate levels of study. As an assistant professor in tenure-track positions, candidates are expected to develop a strong and competitive research program.
The DCC is the leading Computer Science Department in Chile and is responsible for teaching Computer Science to around 600 undergraduate, 80 MSc and 40 PhD students. Successful candidates will receive a competitive salary and research funding from external funding bodies.
Candidates should be pursuing internationally recognized research in one of the five areas mentioned above. The successful candidates must have a Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship within the field of interest.
How to Apply
Interested candidates can find more information and the application link (in Spanish) at https://concurso-academico.uchile.cl/ (look for code FM2202). The application deadline is February 1st, 2023.
The DCC is the leading Computer Science Department in Chile, and one of the most prominent in Latin America. It pioneered the use of Unix and the adoption of the Internet in Chile. Today, it has 21 full-time professors, eight of which come from Argentina, Uruguay, France, Ireland, and Peru. The department 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.
If you have any further questions, please contact Prof. Gonzalo Navarro ([email protected]).
Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to advance your research and teaching career! Apply now and join the world-renowned DCC Department in Chile.