The Department of Statistics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, announces the opening of one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 1, 2018. Candidates should have a doctoral degree in Statistics, Actuarial Science, or a related field and exhibit experience in both research and teaching. Appointees will be expected to pursue a vigorous research program and to teach three undergraduate/graduate courses per year in Spanish (with idiomatic support if required); doctoral courses can be taught in English. Load is reduced to only two courses per year during the first two years.

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) has been ranked by QS Consulting as one of the best universities in South America. The Department of Statistics is the leading research group in Chile and offers an undergraduate career, MSc, and a Ph.D. in Statistics, and a MSc in Actuarial Science. Additional information on the Department of Statistics can be found at

The annual salary will be around 27,784,000 Chilean Pesos (approximately US$43,400 or €37,500). The selected candidate can also apply to a starting funding of 8,000,000 CLP (approximately US$12,500 or €10,800) of the Academic Insertion Program, to be used during the first three years. Please
send the letter of application, the statement of purpose and research interests, curriculum vitae, academic records, list of publications, and at least three reference letters to or by surface mail to

Departamento de Estadística
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Casilla 306, Santiago 22, Chile.
CP: 782-0436

For full consideration, the complete application materials either by electronic or certified mail must arrive by March 31, 2018.