Assistant Professor Position
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universidad de los Andes
The Department of Mechanical Engineering (DME) at the University of los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) is searching for applicants to fill a full-time Assistant Professor position by spring 2022. A minimum of a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field is required (the Ph.D. must be completed by the employment start date). The Department has a particular interest in applicants interested in the areas of energies or emerging areas of mechanical engineering, including, but not limited to: I4.0, autonomous systems, digital manufacturing, IIoT, 3D printing, etc.
The selected candidate is expected to promote new perspectives and research approaches at DME through collaborative research in partnership with one or more faculty. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for developing new courses, contributing to a range of courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs, advising students at the undergraduate and graduate level, and participating in the typical functions of the department.
Preference will be placed on applicants with interest or experience in project development in Energy or Mechanical Engineering related areas, knowledge integration, and previous teaching experience. The candidate must show sufficient command of Spanish (candidates whose working language is English with an intermediate level of Spanish will be accepted).
Applications should submit the following documents:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae including contact information for at least three professional references
- A statement of research plans including objectives, potential funding, and expected outputs, etc. (two pages maximum)
- A statement of teaching interests, experience, and philosophy
- List of indexed publications
- International candidates not residing in Colombia must provide a document explaining their expectations of the country and medium-term plans.
These should be submitted in a PDF file to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: “Assistant Professor Position”
Salary range from $2100 to $2300 USD per month (at the market representative rate calculated on Monday Oct 4)
Review of applications will start on September 29, 2021 and continue until October 31, 2021 (11:59 p.m. Colombia local time)
Only complete applications will be considered.