Full-Time Academic Positions - Department of Computer Science - University of Chile

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Closing: May 20, 2020


The Positions


The Department of Computer Science (DCC) is offering two full-time permanent positions to carry out research and teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level. As assistant professors in tenure-track positions, the candidates are expected to develop a strong and competitive research program. The call (in Spanish) can be found at the following URL:



The Candidates


Candidates should be pursuing internationally recognized research in one of the following research areas:

  • Applied Computing for Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Computer Systems
  • Data Science
  • Human-Centered Computing
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Programming Languages
  • Software Engineering
  • Theoretical Computer Science

The successful candidates are expected to complement the existing strengths of the department and its current activities. The candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree. The candidates must have demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship within the field of interest.


Successful candidates will be expected to:

  • move to Santiago, Chile (if currently living elsewhere)
  • establish and lead their own research team
  • deliver innovative research at the highest international standard
  • deliver high quality teaching
  • supervise undergraduate, master and PhD students
  • obtain competitive research funding from external funding bodies
  • write and speak English fluently
  • obtain a good command of Spanish within 1 year of appointment


The Department of Computer Science (DCC)

The DCC is the leading Computer Science Department in Chile, and one of the most prominent in Latin America. It pioneered the use of Unix and the adoption of the Internet in Chile. Today it has 20 full-time professors, 7 of which come from Argentina, Uruguay, France, and Ireland. They carry out research at the highest level, publishing over 100 articles per year in international conferences and journals. The department is responsible for teaching Computer Science, with about 400 undergraduate, 60 MSc and 40 PhD students majoring in Computer Science.


Further information can be requested to Prof. Claudio Gutierrez ().