Trabaja como profesor de Zoología de Vertebrados en Colombia ~

13 de mayo de 2022

Trabaja como profesor de Zoología de Vertebrados en Colombia

Oferta compartida por Nuria

The Department of Biology (, Faculty of Natural Sciences (FNC) at the Universidad del Rosario (Bogotá, Colombia) seeks applicants for one full-time tenure track professor in Vertebrate Zoology. Candidates are expected to have a PhD in Vertebrate Zoology including Organismal Biology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology aspects. We seek candidates with a strong publication record working in any area of vertebrate biology, and on any vertebrate group, whose work emphasizes field-based studies within an evolutionary context. Possible research areas include (but are not limited to) phylogenetics, biogeography, adaptation, speciation, evolutionary genetics, genomics, and comparative morphology. Postdoctoral experience, success in obtaining third party research funding, training in collections and teaching experience will be of added value. The successful candidate is expected to engage in scholarly activities, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, investigate broad questions related to the origin and diversification of vertebrates, and lead research projects. The position involves about 40% research, 20% academic service and 40% teaching, which will include about two courses per semester, including an undergraduate course on Vertebrate Zoology. It is also anticipated that the candidates will establish collaborations with professors and students from across the Biology Department and the Earth System Sciences program, and with other academic units at Universidad del Rosario.

Applications must be written in English and include: 
  1. a detailed CV with a complete list of publications and funding awarded;
  2. reprints of three selected papers; 
  3. a Research Statement summarizing the candidate’s experience, interests and an outline of the research plan that can be potentially developed at Universidad del Rosario (2 pages);
  4. a Teaching Statement describing teaching experience and philosophy as well as pedagogic strategies (4–5 min video-english); 
  5. two recommendation letters.

Monthly salary is competitive for both Colombian and international standards and will be determined by a University-wide point system, based on research and teaching experience. Publications in high-ranking journals are yearly recognized following the University financial incentives policy. Non-native speakers are encouraged to apply and will be given two years to strengthen their Spanish communication skills and take an exam at the Multicultural and Multilingual Center at Universidad del Rosario, or take an international DELE B2 exam. Non-native speakers who have obtained the BSc, MSc or PhD in Spanish speaking countries are exempt from these exams.

The ideal starting is July 2022, but other dates can be arranged. Please send your application by e-mail at no later than May 30th 2022 indicating the position you are applying for. For questions about the positions and life in Colombia please contact Prof. Camilo Salazar (

Universidad del Rosario is a prestigious Colombian University that typically ranks in the top five universities in the country and in the top 50 in Latin America. It was founded in 1653 and has a long tradition in the areas of Medicine, Law, Economics and, Social and Political Sciences. The Faculty of Natural Sciences (FNC) was founded in 2008, with the goal of creating strong undergraduate and graduate programs that excel in both teaching and research. At present, the FNC has 25 full time faculty members and incorporates the undergraduate programs of Earth System Science and Biology, a Master, and PhD Program in Natural Sciences. The FCN has a vigorous and growing research agenda and published over 90 international peer-reviewed articles in 2021 (

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