Tenure Track Positions in the Area of Construction Engineering and Management Universidad de los Andes in Bogota


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Universidad de los Andes in
Bogotá, Colombia, invites applications for a full-time tenure track or tenured faculty
position, with an anticipated starting date August 2018. Uniandes is the leading
independent private university in Colombia.

Established in 1948, is it among the best Latin American universities and is included in
worldwide rankings of outstanding universities. Uniandes has a commitment to quality
teaching and research.

For further information, please visit the university’s website at (http://www.uniandes.edu.co).
Interested candidates must have proven ability in carrying out scientific and applied
research projects, such as the ability to develop and sustain an active research program
with external funding. This implies candidates should preferably possess the necessary
skills to obtain said funding.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in a related discipline and must also have exemplary records
of achievements in research as doctoral student, post-doctoral student, assistant professor, junior
professor, or university researcher.

Teaching ability and commitment to teaching are essential. Candidates should also have
very good teaching skills and they’re expected to be completely fluent in English.
Spanish is not essential for the application, but it will be expected as teaching language
after the first year.

The Department is looking for applicants with expertise in some of the following areas:

o Construction management and innovation
o Virtual design and construction
o Productivity and Quality
o Risk and Uncertainty
o Operations research
o Built environment sustainability
o Management of infrastructure systems
o Project delivery and procurement systems
o Lean construction, Last Planner System and Value Management
o Building Information Modeling and Integrated Project Delivery

Applicants should submit a letter of interest that includes a proposed research plan and
specifies teaching interest. Applicants must also include documents demonstrating their
teaching success and a detailed curriculum vitae including the names, addresses, and
telephone numbers of at least 3 references. This information should be submitted to:

Luis A. Camacho
Head of the Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Universidad de los Andes

Screening of applications will begin on March 16, 2018 and continue until the position is
filled. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit three letters of recommendation, and
will be invited to deliver a lecture in Bogota as well as having face-to-face interviews with

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