Faculty Position
School of Industrial Engineering
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile

The School of Industrial Engineering at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV) invites applications for a faculty position that will complement and enrich the School’s research and education thrusts, and will contribute to consolidate its PhD program.  A successful candidate should demonstrate qualifications compatible with the School’s Graduate Faculty requirements, which includes productivity in high impact journals and participation in externally funded research programs. The selected candidate is expected start on or before March 2019.

The School of Industrial Engineering has established itself as one of the best engineering programs in the country, attracting outstanding students. It fosters an environment that excels in teaching, research and service. Incoming faculty will further impact the School’s ambitious plan for growth and visibility in the Industrial Engineering field.

The University is located at the heart of the Valparaíso metropolitan area, which was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is considered among the world’s great university cities.  The Cities of Valparaíso and Viña del Mar stand out for their quality of life and their diverse touristic attractions.

Candidates must hold a PhD with strong methodological background and research interests in one or more of the following areas: Production Planning, Process Control, Scheduling, Operations Management, Lean Manufacturing and Production Systems. Candidates should also demonstrate a strong commitment to quality research, teaching and outreach in their discipline, and enthusiasm for collaborative and interdisciplinary work at an international level.

Appointment level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and accomplishments.  Salary is competitive at the international level, and is complemented with research incentives and access to support funds.  The appointed candidate should have some Spanish proficiency at the time of hiring.

Candidates must provide:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement discussing teaching, research and professional engagement goals
  • Contact information for two professional references
  • Copies of recent published work and articles under review in indexed journals

Inquiries and applications must be sent to the School’s Search Committee at

Expected starting date: March 2019 or earlier.

Applications will be reviewed starting August 1 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.