Postdoc position in Biophysics

Universidad de los Andes

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The Department of Physics at the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), one of Latin America´s top universities, seeks to fill a position for a teaching postdoctoral researcher.

The selected candidate will serve as full-time postdoctoral associates, starting ideally in early January, 2019. Applicants must have a Ph.D. before the starting date, with research experience and strong background in biophysics, applied mathematics or molecular biology. Applicants must teach a lower undergraduate-level physics course each semester (in Spanish or English), and as such it is highly desirable they have a physics degree at the undergraduate or graduate level. More information about the department and the group can be found at: http://fisica.uniandes.edu.co https://biofisica.uniandes.edu.co

The candidates should have an interest in working in one of the following areas: Systems biology, stochastic processes, evolutionary game theory, microscopy, adhesion biomechanics, low-cost instrumentation, membrane biophysics or biofilms.

Spanish fluency is not required. The candidate must have received his/her doctoral degree at most ten years prior to application date. A minimum of two medium or high impact indexed publications are required. The teaching postdoc position is guaranteed for the first year, renewable for a second year depending on results and available funding. Selected candidates should also be willing to mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Interested applicants should apply online at: http://fisicaconvocatoriasp.uniandes.edu.co by uploading their curriculum vitae, a cover letter that outlines the applicant’s achievements, intended research topics as well as a recommendation letter and a second academic reference we can contact.

For further information, please contact:
Dr. Chad Leidy
e-mail: director-fisica@uniandes.edu.co
Chairman, Physics Department, Universidad de los Andes
A.A. 4976, Bogotá, Colombia, Phone (57-1)-332-4500.

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