Universidad EAFIT
School of Business Administration
Department of 
International Business
Academic Area of International Trade
Universidad EAFIT was founded in 1960 as Colombia's first business school and since then it has grown into a university with more than 22,000 students pertaining to 21 undergraduate, 79 graduate (Masters and Graduate Diplomas) and 5 PhD programs. 
The Department of International Business offers Colombia's leading undergraduate International Business program with over 1,100 students. It also offers a Master in International Business (MIB), postgraduate diploma in International Business, and the IB department is a forerunner in International Business research in the country. To expand its international full-time staff, the Department is opening a new academic position for the International Trade academic area, starting in January 2015.
Candidates should have received their master’s degree, PhD degree or be near completion of a PhD program in an International business-related field and have a demonstrated track record of publications and teaching in the areas of International Trade, exports, Supply Chain Management, logistics or related fields. Excellent English and Spanish communication skills are a must.
The newly recruited academic is expected to teach international trade-related courses in English at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to undertake research in the same academic area. Publications in top-tier peer reviewed journals are required.
·         Proficiency in English language with a minimum level of B2 – C1 (Common European Framework).
·         Proficiency in Spanish language with a minimum level of B2 in the DELE test (Instituto Cervantes).
·         Three to five years of teaching (full time equivalence) and research experience in international trade-related areas, or five to seven years of work experience in the field.
·         Specific knowledge and/or experience in international trade-related activities in the Colombian and/or Latin-American context.
·         The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to develop research projects within the scope of the academic area.
·         Publications in type A journals (Colciencias, Colombia): a minimum of one publication out or five or three out of seven, depending on the publications record of the candidate.
·         Teaching and research activities plan for the next five years.

·         Teaching audition on a selected topic within the scope of the academic area (presented in English language).

Required documents
If selected to continue on the process, candidates should provide evidence and official support of the requirements listed above.
Universidad EAFIT’s main campus with temporary assignments to other cities and/or countries
Universidad EAFIT – Main Campus:

Carrera 49 No. 7 Sur 50 
Medellin, Colombia (South America)

Candidates must email a CV and a letter of interest describing research and teaching interests, by November 15th, 2014 at the latest, to:

María Paola Podestá
Head of 
Department of International Business
Universidad EAFIT
Carrera 49 No. 7 Sur 50 
Medellin, Colombia (South America)
Tel.: +574-2619500 ext. 9840
Fax: +574-2664284
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Camilo Franco Ruiz: [log in to unmask]


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Camilo Franco-Ruiz
Departamento de Negocios Internacionales
Área Internacionalización de la Empresa
Teléfono (57 4) 261 9500, extensión 8679
Oficina 26-606
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Carrera 49  N 7 sur – 50, Medellín - Colombia
Línea de atención al usuario: (57 4) 4489500  www.eafit.edu.co