Postdoctoral Position 2023 at CMM-Climate and Biodiversity — CLOSED

The Center for Mathematical Modeling (CMM) of the University of Chile invites applications for one postdoctoral position in the area of Climate and Biodiversity. CMM is one of the leading mathematical research institutions in Latin America, developing both theoretical and applied lines of research. For more information on the center see:

Ideal candidates should show outstanding potential and have interests aligned with the Climate and Biodiversity line of research at CMM. In particular, candidates active in or willing to work on the following topics are encouraged to apply:

  • Development of dynamic cognitive maps for climate resilience in cities.
  • Physics informed neural networks for climate forcing of ocean biodiversity
  • Lagrangian analysis of biodiversity ocean data
  • Topological data analysis of paleoclimate data
  • Modeling crisis in human-climate complex systems
  • Bioinformatics/Data analysis of diversity Data


The positions are available for individuals who expect to obtain a PhD by the date of the appointment or are within the first five years after obtaining their PhD (with exceptions for maternity leave and other special circumstances). Spanish language skills are not required.

The duration of each position is one year, renewable for up to one additional year. The starting date is flexible, but preferably not later than November 2023. The positions are research positions and do not carry any teaching responsibilities (although teaching opportunities can be provided) and can be held either at the CMM’s base at the University of Chile or at one of the associated Chilean universities. The gross monthly salary is $2,000,000 CLP. Basic support for research activity is provided, including travel expenses. In addition, candidates can apply to government funding programs for further support.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications) and a research statement, using the online form below.

Applicants should also arrange for at least two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Applications need to be submitted by December 31, 2022.

Inquiries about the position can be sent to


CMM is committed to foster diversity at all levels. Applications from women and other STEM minority candidates are strongly encouraged. The center has a gender and diversity committee educating and training its members, promotes diversity in all its teams, and is dedicated to improving the work-life balance of its members, including access to parental leave.

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Applications are now closed. Thank you for your interest in this position. Please check out other opportunities at CMM.

Posted on Nov 22, 2022 in Job Opportunities