Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile


Assistant, Associate

    July 17, 2020
    July 31, 2020

Tenure Track Positions in Marketing at the Assistant / Associate Professor Levels

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Santiago, Chile


The School of Management (Escuela de Administración) at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (in the city of Santiago) invites applications for two full-time tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels in any relevant area of Marketing. The starting date would be January or August 2021. Knowledge of Spanish is NOT required. 

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile ranks #1 in the 2020 QS University Ranking for Latin America, and #127 in the 2020 QS Global World Ranking. The School of Management has international accreditations by AACSB and EFMD (EQUIS), is ranked between positions 51 and 100 in QS Global University Rankings for Business & Management Studies, and has about 3,000 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs –including Executive Education programs. The Executive MBA program offered by the School of Management is consistently ranked first in Latin America according to the QS Executive MBA Ranking 2020. 

The School of Management is strongly committed to fostering a high-quality research environment, supported by:

  • A teaching load of three courses per year, in either undergraduate or graduate programs, for faculty members in the research track. Teaching can be done either in English or Spanish, and reductions in the load are available for newly hired faculty members.
  • A flexible research budget to participate in academic conferences and to support other research-related activities.
  • An internationally competitive compensation package, which includes a base salary commensurate with the candidate’s profile, plus a variable incentive based on the publication of articles in high-quality international academic journals.
  • Additional opportunities to apply for internal and external research grants. 

The successful candidate will be a member of the most important school of management in Chile. As such, he or she will benefit from the School’s leadership position as Chile’s principal training institution for business students, with high-quality programs and research centers in various areas of management and applied economics. 

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A PhD in Marketing or closely related fields (or near completion).
  • A demonstrated capacity to develop and communicate high-quality research in marketing topics, and a good track record of publications (for candidates applying to the Associate Professor position).
  • Commitment to and excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching in Marketing, as well as student supervision and support.
  • Capacity and willingness to work collaboratively in an inter-disciplinary environment and engage in activities that show good citizenship. 

Qualified candidates with expertise and interest in any marketing area are encouraged to apply, and should include the following as part of their application package: 

  • A personal statement (1 or 2 pages) where you provide evidence on how you meet the criteria for the post. Please provide details (including examples) of relevant skills, abilities, experience, and knowledge that you have which will enable you to perform the job effectively.
  • Your curriculum vitae.
  • Working papers or research publications of your authorship.
  • At least two recommendation letters, with references being available for contact.
  • Evidence of undergraduate and graduate degrees, and transcripts of the PhD program. 

Please submit all documents in an e-mail to Prof. Andrés Elberg at aelberg@uc.cl (research profile) and Prof. Ricardo Montoya at ricardo.montoya@uc.cl (research profile). Review of applications will begin on August 1st, 2020 but will continue until the positions are filled. Interviews will be conducted online, starting from August 18, the date at which the 2020 AMA Summer Academic Conference begins.