invites applications to a full time Faculty position in Computer Science.
An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field is required,
with research interests in some of the following topics: algorithms and
data structures, machine learning, information retrieval, or related
Applicants in the late stage of doctoral studies will also be considered.
The selected candidates are
expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Spanish;
supervise theses; conduct high
quality research in collaboration with industry and government; publish in
top international journals, and
participate in outreach activities.
Relevant applied research or industry experience is a plus. WOS
publications (see Note A) would be
extremely welcome. Applicants must have the ability to teach
telecommunications / computer science
engineering related courses other than their own major (such as programming
networks, among others). Applicants must have a strong commitment to
undergraduate education and
teaching excellence. A willingness to collaborate with both students and
faculty and to become involved
in university service is essential.
The successful candidate need not be fluent in Spanish at the moment of
applying. Though he/she must
have excellent oral and written communication skills. In addition, the
candidate must have observable
dedication to undergraduate education; enthusiasm for professional
engagement with students in and out of the classroom; and ability to work
in teams in a collegial environment.
The primary responsibility will be to deliver undergraduate courses in a
environment. The typical teaching load is equivalent to two courses per
semester. The research
responsibility includes the application to grants with external funds, as
well as publication of articles in
high level indexed journals (preferably WOS). Applicants will also be
expected to participate in scholarly
Applicants should submit the following information by e-mail to:
(e-mail subject: Job position in Computer Science). Applications will be
reviewed until the position is filled, starting the first review on June
The following information should be included in the email:
- Statement of purpose (in English) indicating your merits for the vacancy,
and your plans in the
areas of research and teaching. Be specific, e.g., giving examples of how
you aim to transfer
your knowledge and background to undergraduate and graduate students, and
potential collaboration networks with other researchers you may have
developed or intend to
develop in the future.
- Curriculum vitae (in English see Note B)
- If available, a copy of your most recent WOS publications. In case you do
not have WOS
articles, include articles that you consider relevant in the field (e.g.
Note A: WOSx Journals
Journals indexed in:
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Science Citation Index Expanded
Social Sciences Citation Index
Note B: Curriculum Vitae
- Personal background: name, address, contact telephone (with country and
city codes), e-mail
address, web page (if available), age, nationality, and marital status.
- Educational experience (university or institution, courses taught, years).
- Professional experience (company, tasks, years).
- Education: list of all degrees or professional titles obtained with
granting institutions and dates,
starting from your secondary education degree. In case you are on the
course of obtaining a
PhD, indicate the date you expect to obtain such degree.
- Research: (a) List of WOS journal publications; (b) List of other
publications such as: reports,
books or book chapters, conferences attended, research projects where
- Other: prizes and awards, languages, other background information that
you consider relevant.
Applicants may also request more information on a specific topic by sending
an e-mail to Prof. Luciano
Ahumada, Head of the School of Computer Science and Telecommunications
Universidad Diego Portales was founded in 1982 and is an equal opportunity
employer that seeks to
build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from
different genders, origins and social
and ethnic background. The Faculty of Engineering graduates about 200
students per year. The campus
is located in Santiago Downtown within a historic community with excellent
public transport access. The
city offers excellent school systems (both in Spanish and bilingual in
English, French or German), high
quality medical and hospital facilities, ample recreational opportunities,
and a dynamic business
environment. More information about the University and School can be found
at: www.udp.cl and
Escuela de Informática y Telecomunicaciones
Facultad de Ingeniería - Universidad Diego Portales - Chile
(56 2) 676 8125
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