Tenure Track of Civil and Environmental Engineering Universidad de los Andes in Bogota Colombia


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 July 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. and must also have exemplary records of achievements in research as 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:

• Integration of hydraulic and hydrologic models including climate change
• Artificial intelligence applied to design and control of hydraulic systems
• Potable water and sewerage networks modeling
• Urban rainwater systems modeling or computational fluid dynamics applied on urban water.
• River hydraulic modeling, including sediments transport, flooding or morphological changes.
• Sustainable water distribution systems
• Hydroclimatology, catchment hydrology or Ecohydrology
• Groundwater hydrology with surface quantity and quality interactions
• Water resources engineering and sustainable water infrastructure

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 e-mail: la.camacho@uniandes.edu.co Screening of applications will begin on March 13, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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