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 4 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.


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 preferably have a demonstrated track record of publications. Teaching in the areas of International Trade, exports, Supply Chain Management, logistics or related fields is required. 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.


The salary level varies from COP $4,500,000 to $6,100,000 per month, depending on qualifications and experience.




·       Proficiency in English language with a minimum level of B2 (Common European Framework if not a native speaker).

·       Proficiency in Spanish language with a minimum level of B2 in the DELE test (Instituto Cervantes if not a native speaker).

·       Three years of teaching (full time equivalence) and research experience in international trade-related areas, or five 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.

·       Preferably, publications in top journals: a minimum of one publication in a top journal out of five.

·       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 letter of interest describing research and teaching interests 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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Maria Paola Podesta Correa: [log in to unmask]

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