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Two assistant professor positions available at INCT UDA

The Instituto de Astronomía y Ciencias Planetarias (INCT) at Universidad de Atacama (UDA) located in Copiapó, Chile, is offering two assistant professor positions to enthusiastic candidates who are currently working in the fields of planetary science, exoplanets, stellar astrophysics, stellar formation, Galactic or extragalactic astronomy. Successful candidates should be able to teach effectively at postgraduate level (in English) and have a positive attitude towards teamwork aimed at enhancing our institution. A Ph.D. in astronomy or planetary science or closely related area is required and a minimum of 10 publications (Q1 or Q2 in WOS related Astronomy & Astrophysics JCR category) in the last 5 years. Successful applicants will have access to the 10% of time guaranteed to Chilean institutions on all observing facilities based in the country. The INCT offers a competitive salary plus incentives per productivity. Complete applications must include in a single PDF file: a CV with a list of publications, cover letter, a research statement, names and position of three references, a teaching experience description and future plans. All documents should be sent by e-mail to the same address The positions will be open until filled. Eventual inquiries may be addressed to professor Giovanni Leone at


Copayapu 485 ,Copiapó, Chile


Phone: +56 52 225 5938