Call for positions at CMM: starting in 2014 – Application CLOSED

Applications are called for 5 four-year positions at the Center for Mathematical Modeling – www.cmm.uchile.cl –, Universidad de Chile. A Ph.D. in mathematics or related fields is required.

These positions are research oriented and it is expected that candidates exhibit a good record of publications as well as interest for applied/industrial projects. CMM has currently the following fundamental research areas: discrete mathematics, mathematical mechanics and inverse problems, optimization and game theory, partial differential equation and nonlinear analysis and stochastic modeling as well as application areas articulated in the following labs: Astroinformatics, Combinatorial Modeling, Inverse Problems, Bioinformatics and Mathematics of the Genome, Logistics and Production, Geomechanics and Metallurgy in Mining, Imaging and Visualization, Natural Resources and Bioprocesses, Networks Economics and Risk Analysis, and Stochastic and Statistics Simulation.

We expect that candidates will participate and/or lead industrial projects carried out by the CMM. The teaching load is low: a one-semester course at the undergraduate or graduate level per year. In addition, academic activities such as student mentoring, organization of thematic seminars are expected.

The salary will depend on qualifications of the candidate, starting for an assistant professor at $ 2.500.000 (US$ 5000 approx.) per month before taxes, for 12 months a year. One or two-year research-leading project experience after PhD will be well evaluated. Over this salary, CMM’s researcher can apply to extra incentives and funding for research and applied activities coming from the National Research Council (CONICYT) and/or from the industry.

Candidates should submit a CV, research statement and 2 recommendation letters before March 30, 2014 to mrivera@dim.uchile.cl. Candidates will be evaluated as their applications are received and offers could be made in advance.

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Posted on Jan 3, 2014 in Job Opportunities