Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering at University of Chile

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (http://www.dimec.uchile.cl/) at University of Chile invites applications for one full time tenure-track faculty position 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 through R&D initiatives. According to qualifications, the successful candidate may be ranked at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. In the past few years, four international faculty members have joined our department. Thus, international qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The candidate is sought in:

Mechanical Engineering (Code FM-1603): preferred areas are solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, multiphase flow, heat transfer, experimental mechanics, computational mechanics, mechatronics, biomechanics/bioengineering, smart structures, structural health monitoring, mechanics of materials and systems for energy applications, renewable energy and sustainability.

Applicants must possess a Ph. D. degree (earned within the five years previous to the application deadline) 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 ISI journal articles.

Applicants must submit online at http://www.uchile.cl/concursoAcademico a cover letter, their full curriculum vitae, research statement, and graduate/undergraduate teaching statement, copies of their three most relevant publications, degree certificate, and a report of citation (web of science). In addition, three letters of recommendation from acknowledged experts in the field must be sent by e-mail within the application deadline to Dirección Académica y de Investigación (sediraca@ing.uchile.cl) indicating the reference code that identifies the position.

The successful candidate must be able to start as soon as possible but no later than 2016.

Application Deadline: April 29, 2016.

Before Application: Any enquiry can be sent to Prof. Rodrigo Palma (Department Head) rhpalma@ing.uchile.cl


*Informal enquires about the position can be addressed directly to me at aortizb@gmail.com