Assistant Professor at the Institute of Physics

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Closing date
7 Oct 2022
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The Institute of Physics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) is seeking applicants for faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. A Ph.D degree in Physics (or closely related areas) is required, and postdoctoral experience is highly desirable.

We are interested in outstanding candidates working on the following research areas: Condensed Matter Physics, High Energy Physics, Plasma Physics, Quantum Optics, and Mathematical Physics. Exceptional candidates working on other research areas will also be considered.

The selected candidates are expected to establish a leading research program as well as to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates do not need to be fluent in Spanish at the moment of applying, but need to teach in Spanish after a year of hiring.

Applicants should submit the following documents to the email by Sep 6th 2022.

(1) Curriculum Vitae (with a complete list of publications),

(2) Statement of research interests and proposed research,

(3) Statement of teaching interests,

(4) Five representative publications, and

(5) At least two letters of recommendation sent directly by the recommenders to the email mentioned above.

The Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in its workforce, and all qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. The University is actively engaged in promoting gender equality in all selection processes.
 The selected applicant must be in possession of a temporary visa granted by the Ministerio del Interior of Chile prior to arrival in Chile. The University will support this visa application process.


The Institute of Physics at PUC arose from the Physics Department and it is the academic unit whose objective is to do research, teach, disseminate and provide services retalet to Physics Sciences. Such activities are carried out both inside and outside the UC. The Institute of Physics at PUC does theoretical and experimental research in the following areas: Medical Physics, Mathematical Physics, Plasma Physics, High Energy Physics, Condensed Matter Physics and Quantum Optics.

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