octubre 23rd, 2017







The Institute of Informatics ( of the Universidad Austral de Chile ( invites applications for two full positions.


The Institute of Informatics is part of the Faculty of Engineering with around 100 professors and over 2300 students. Others institutes are Electronics, Mechanics, Naval, Civil Engineering and Acoustic. The Faculty and the Institute are in the Campus Miraflores of the University Austral de Chile, located in Valdivia, Chile.  Valdivia is a touristic city in the south of Chile, more information in


Position Description:

The position entails joining a multidisciplinary academic team in order to develop undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and carry out research and extension activities in their specialty. The main responsibilities of the position include undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, undergraduate and graduate thesis advisor; participation in research projects and links with the industry and public institutions, according to a performance agreement signed with the Institute of Informatics.


Required Qualifications:

Engineer in Informatics or equivalent.

Ph.D. in Computer Science or similar with proven experience in research, preferably applied.

Academic experience in the specialty, verifiable through indexed publications (ISI, Scopus, Scielo or others) and proceedings of international conferences, preferably in one of the following areas: Data Science, Computational Intelligence, High Performance Computing or Internet of Things.

Desirable teaching experience and advanced English language management

Interest in applied multidisciplinary research, innovation, links with companies and technology transfer.



A complete application consist of:

1) Curriculum vitae;

2) A motivation letter

3) The names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and letters of at least two professional references.

4) Copies of certificates of titles and grades; and

5) Copies of three most relevant publications



Application deadline: November 27, 2017

Availability: January 18, 2018


Specific questions to: Eliana Scheihing, Director of the Institute of Informatics,


Selection Procedure

The background will be evaluated by an ad hoc commission based on the profile defined for this position. A personal interview and an academic presentation could be requested from the applicants, as well as a psycholaboral evaluation.


In order to promote the gender balance in the formation of work teams, for deciding this contest, in the event of equality of backgrounds and competencies, preference will be given to women.


Applications should be sent to:

Dirección de Personal

Universidad Austral de Chile

Subject of email: Concurso N°542017



The University reserves the right to declare void this contest without expressing the cause.





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