JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

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Economics Department and Institute for Sustainable Development
Assistant or Associate Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468377
Date Posted: 11/15/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Santiago, Region Metropolitana, CHILE
JEL Classification: Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Economics Department
Institute for Sustainable Development
Assistant or Associate Professor
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department (Instituto de Economía, IE) and the Institute for Sustainable Development (IDS) at Pontificia Universidad Católica (PUC) de Chile invite applications for a full-time joint position as either Assistant or Associate Professor. The position is in Environmental Economics or Sustainable Development and starts in August 2022.

The appointment requires the selected candidate to have half of their working day in each of the two units, both in their teaching, research, and service work. The chosen candidate should maintain a balance regarding their contribution to both units.

The IE is one of the leading research institutions in Latin America with strong under and postgraduate programs. The IDS is an interdisciplinary academic unit that seeks to cross-section the issues of sustainability and sustainable development in collaboration with organizations outside the University.

PUC Chile recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching its employee's experience and supporting its academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying genders, identities, and backgrounds.

The IE and IDS are strongly committed to fostering a high-quality research environment, supported by:

- A teaching load of 3 courses per year. Teaching can be done in English for two years. Then, it is expected that the candidate should be able to teach in Spanish.
- A research budget to support research-related activities.
- An internationally competitive compensation package.
- Opportunities to apply for internal and external research grants.

The ideal candidate should have:

- A Ph.D. in Economics or equivalent by the beginning of the appointment.
- A demonstrated capacity to develop and communicate high-quality research and a good record of publications (for candidates applying to Associate Professor).
- Commitment to excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as well as student supervision and support.
- Capacity and willingness to work collaboratively and engage in activities that show good citizenship.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and should include

- Cover letter.
- Research statement.
- CV.
- One or more research papers or publications.
- Three recommendation letters (assistant level). For applicants at the associate level, three contact references.

If a non-Chilean citizen, the successful candidate will need to obtain the appropriate visa from the corresponding Chilean consulate to become a faculty member.

Please submit all documents no later than December 5, 2021. Interviews will be conducted online in early January 2022.

For more information, please contact Alejandra Zabaleta:

Application Requirements:
  • Research Statement
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 12/05/2021
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