Mathematics and Statistics Department
Position: Professor
Starting date: January 2020

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the Universidad del Norte is seeking exceptional candidates at all career levels from all areas related to computational mathematics. An ideal candidate for this position works in any area of the realm of mathematics that develops and applies computational techniques in optimization, operations research, big data, statistics, probability, financial mathematics, PDEs, stochastic control, game theory, or any other related area. Successful candidates are expected to publish high-quality and high-impact research in top-tier journals, to attract significant external funding and to teach undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses in both Spanish and English.

A typical applicant will hold B.SC. in mathematics, and a Ph.D. in mathematics or any closely related area. In addition to strong research credentials, as measured by publication record, established or potential funding levels, and other academic recognition, candidates are expected to provide evidence or potential for high quality teaching in undergraduate and graduate-level mathematics and statistics courses. For senior applicants, evidence of robust external funding and interdisciplinary research are essential, while evidence of engagement with national or international disciplinary organizations, and connections with industrial, government, and/or other professional sectors, are desirable and appreciated.

Candidates interested in the position should send in a single PDF file the following information:

- Cover letter (addressed to the Chair of the Department outlining how the candidates profile fits into the described vacancy)
- Curriculum Vitae (at most 4 pages)
- List of publications
- Research statement (current and past research is explained)
- Copy of all diplomas (undergraduate and graduate)
- Description of teaching experience
- Evidence of ability to teach in English (candidates without this evidence will not be considered)

The single PDF file with the application materials should be sent to bjongbloed@uninorte.edu.co with subject: Vacancy Mathematics 2020
Additional to this information, 2 letters of recommendation must be submitted where the recommenders address both the candidate’s scientific and teaching skills. The recommenders themselves should send the letters of recommendations to bjongbloed@uninorte.edu.co

Should you have any question, contact:
Bernardo Uribe
Mathematics Departement
Universidad del Norte
+57 5 3509509  ext 4326