Full-Time Faculty Position in Inorganic Chemistry

Pontificial Catholic University of Chile
Santiago de Chile
Salary Commesurate
June 12 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Full-Time Faculty Position in Inorganic Chemistry

The Department of Inorganic Chemistry in the School of Chemistry and Pharmacy at the Catholic University in Chile seeks applications for a faculty position. Candidates are expected to make strong commitments to excellence in research, teaching and mentoring. Creative and energetic individuals who show extraordinary promise or accomplishment in the research areas of material sciences, bio-inspired materials and catalysis will be considered. The entry level of the applicants will be decided by the promotions committee within the School of Chemistry and Pharmacy following the rules and regulations of the University and it would be based solely on the academic achievements of the applicants. We invite researchers with a proven record of accomplishments that are willing to continue their careers in a well stablished environment of excellence and with great opportunities for growth to apply.

Description of Research Activities: The selected candidate must create and strengthen research activities in Inorganic Chemistry with preference in areas of material sciences, bio-inspired materials or catalysis. The ideal candidate must be able to formulate research projects funded by government agencies in Chile and industry as well as to generate publications in indexed journals (WoS and SCOPUS). The candidate must also be able to generate networks to collaborate broadly with scientists throughout the world.

Description of Teaching Activities: The selected candidate must be motivated to teach undergraduate level courses related to the Inorganic Chemistry Department at the School of Chemistry and Pharmacy. It is expected that the candidate will formulate and propose new courses at the undergraduate and graduate level with emphasis in multidisciplinary subjects in collaboration with other departments at the University. In addition, the candidate must be able to engage in mentoring activities as well as directing thesis work with undergraduate and graduate students.

Candidate’s Profile: The minimum qualifications required to be considered for the position is the completion of a Ph.D and have postdoctoral experience by date of hire. The ideal candidate must have research experience as demonstrated by publications, research projects and research networks worldwide. The candidate must be proficient in Spanish and English to teach at the University. The candidate should be proactive leading and collaborating with interdisciplinary networks.


  • A curriculum vitae including the list of papers published and submitted with refereed papers indicated.
  • Teaching evaluations or similar information.
  • At least three letters of reference to be submitted to the Dean of the School of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Professor Alejandro Toro-Labbé (atola@uc.cl). Please also include the names and email addresses of the referees in the application.
  • A brief essay describing academic qualifications and professional experiences, how they will bring value to the university’s curricula, and how they will align with current faculty research interests, including an outline of research goals and plans.
  • A statement describing the proposed teaching and research project at PUC (maximum 3 pages).

For more details please visit: http://www3.puc.cl/seleccionacademicos/php/vigentes.php#. 

Expiring Date 31 July 2019