Date Posted
29 Apr 2024

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PhD Project
Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria


29 Apr 2024

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Position Description

The Advanced Center for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (AC3E) is offering up to four postdoctoral fellowships in the lines of research of the Center: Control and Automation, Renewable Energy and Power Conversion, Robotics, Biomedical Systems, Electrical Systems, and Data Analytics and Computational Intelligence.

The AC3E is part of Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María – UTFSM – one of the most prestigious universities in Chile and Latin America. The Center was created in 2014 to group individual research efforts into multi- and inter-disciplinary teams and to focus research towards industry related problems to spark innovation.

UTFSM is ranked #1 in Latin America in Electronic & Electrical Engineering and in Automation & Control, according to the ARWU Shanghai Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018. One of the postdoctoral fellows will be part of the Clinical Research Center for the Improved Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Vocal Hyperfunction (P50 grant of the National Institute of Health – NIH, USA) that AC3E is part of through Dr. Matías Zañartu and other researchers.

How to Apply

Required Documents 1. Cover letter explaining your interest in becoming part of AC3E. 2. Curriculum Vitae, including a list of publications. 3. Documentation providing evidence of the possession of a PhD or that the applicant is in the last stage of his/her doctoral studies. 4. Contact details of at least two referees, that may be contacted for a reference letter. Important Information • The postdoctoral fellowships are initially for a two-year period. • Required documents should be provided in English in a single PDF file. • AC3E is committed to gender diversity and we encourage women applicants to write confidently about their achievements. • The positions are for working at AC3E, located at UTFSM main campus in Valparaiso, Chile. • Selected candidates are expected to join AC3E no later than November 2019. • Deadline for application submissions is 31st of May, 2019. • Applications should be sent to with subject POSTDOC POSITIONS 2019-1 • Additional information can be found at and at • Further enquiries can be sent to

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Project. Salary: €20'000 - €30'000.