Postdoctoral sponsorship in Computer Science and related fields

20 de agosto, 2018

The Department of Ingeniería Informática at University of Santiago, Chile ( is seeking candidates for sponsoring postdoctoral research applications in informatics engineering, computer science or related areas. Postdoctoral positions and funding opportunities are available periodically under different grants, scholarships, and projects. Our Department focuses on applied research on a variety of topics and domains. Our research interest include, but are not limited to:

    • Machine learning

    • Biomedical engineering

    • Genome analysis

    • Metaheuristics and optimisation algorithms for bioinformatics (structural bioinformatics, gene expression data, phylogenetic analysis)

    • Metaheuristics for multiobjective optimization in bioinformatics

    • Big Data analysis and algorithm development for bioinformatics.

    • Information literacy

    • Search as Learning

    • Human information behavior

    • High Performance Computing

    • Big Data and Big Compute in Astronomy

    • Astro Informatics

    • Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems

    • Computational Astrophysics

    • Software Engineering for HPC

    • Software Engineering

    • Affective computing

    • User Experience

    • Information retrieval

    • Human-computer information retrieval

    • Interactive information retrieval

    • Collaborative information seeking

    • Human-computer interaction

    • Virtual Reality

    • Internet of things

    • Cryptography

    • Operational Research

    • Distributed systems

    • Big data

    • Scalable systems

A complete list of our faculty members and their research areas is available at:

Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, information science, biomedical engineering, or related topics after January 2014. Evidence of the ability to pursue an independent program of research is required. Postdoc positions are available for a minimum of one calendar year as full-time appointments. Renewal is possible for up to three years depending on performance and funding availability.

Applications are open throughout the year as opportunities become available. For more information, please contact our Research Director, Dr. Roberto González-Ibáñez ().