We are Accepting Applications for Three Tenure-Track Faculty Positions



The University of Chile invites applications for three full time tenure-track faculty positions in Mechanical Engineering. Applicants must have deep interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as the purpose to conduct long-term, externally funded research programs at international level. Candidates are also expected to maintain fruitful work relationships with industry in their respective areas. According to qualifications, they may be ranked at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

Candidates are sought in three areas:

1. Manufacture and Control: Applicants must have research interests in advanced monitoring and control systems based on simulation and modelling techniques.

2. Materials Engineering and Solid Mechanics: Applicants should be able to apply or develop modern computational methods for the analysis and modelling of materials behaviour, fracture and damage mechanics.

3. Alternative Energy Sources: Applicants must demonstrate interest in pursuing research in alternative energies, with emphasis in Solar and Geothermal Energy.

Applicants must possess a Ph. D. degree with strong theoretical and practical abilities, a wide spectrum of interests and proven experience in research and a keen interest in teaching. Their research record must be attested by previous participation in externally funded research that has led to refereed journal articles.

General information: University of Chile was established in 1842 and is the best rated and largest university in the country. It is located in the capital, Santiago, a big modern city with mild climate and relatively low living costs. The Mechanical Engineering Department (www.dimec.uchile.cl) has well equipped facilities and a qualified academic staff. It conducts undergraduate and graduate programs and research in Fluid and Thermal Engineering, Heat Transfer, Bioengineering, Energy Science and Engineering, Solid Mechanics, Materials and Manufacture.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2012.

Applicants should send full curriculum vitae, a statement of professional and academic interests, a long term proposal of graduate and undergraduate teaching, copies of their most relevant publications, degree certificate, and three letters of reference from acknowledged experts in the field, to:

Dirección Académica y de Investigación
Av. Beauchef Nº 850, Torre Central 7º Piso,
Casilla 2777, Santiago

Before Application: Any enquiries can be sent to
Prof. Ramon L. Frederick (Department Head)