The School of Engineering at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the area of “Development of New Mining Resources” at the Department of Mining Engineering.
Duties: The successful applicant’s duties will include teaching (at undergraduate and graduate levels), conducting research, providing external services and carrying out administrative tasks in the area. The candidates should have knowledge of the mine value chain in mining operations, specifically in geosciences, minerals deposits genesis, economic geology, mine geology, and also be competent in areas related to mining, such as design, planning and management. Complementing the previous requirements, it is necessary for the applicant to know about mineral markets and public mining policies that will allow the generation and adaptation of solutions to the new challenges in the industry and society.
Requirements: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (or be currently pursuing studies towards the degree) in related areas. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the School of Engineering, it is important that the applicant is willing to work collaboratively; some international experience is also desirable. Candidates do not need to know Spanish at the time of applying, but should be prepared to learn the language well enough to begin teaching in it in the short term.
Applicants must demonstrate potential for excellence and a strong vocation for all aspects of academic life, be highly motivated to continuously improve their teaching skills, have a genuine interest in getting involved with our graduate programs (specially the doctoral program) and be able to develop and maintain an active research agenda (publications, research grants, etc.).
Candidates should submit the following documents to email@example.com (in the email subject line, please put: “New Mining Resources”) by July 31st, 2017:
1. Research statement (in Spanish or English) indicating immediate and long term goals for your research plan. Detail potential collaboration networks with other researchers and plans for interactions with scientists in Chile and other countries.
2. Teaching statement of purpose (in Spanish or English) indicating why you should be considered for the position and your plans for teaching. Be as specific as possible, e.g. giving examples of how you aim to transfer your knowledge to undergraduate and graduate students.
3. An up-to-date curriculum vitae (in Spanish or English).
4. Copies of the candidate’s five most recent ISI publications, if available. Otherwise, include any articles considered relevant in the context of the application.
5. In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be e-mailed directly by the signatories to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information visit: http://www.ing.uc.cl/nuestra-escuela/faculty-positions/areas-to-apply/development-new-mining-resources/