The Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA), Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas, located in Quito, Ecuador, invites applications for a full-
time permanent teaching and research faculty position in Management available immediately.
We seek candidates interested in establishing innovative research programs in the field of management and whose research interests have the potential to strength ongoing multidisciplinary research projects and / or programs of faculty currently at UDLA.
Desired skills and experience
Applicants should have a PhD degree in management or closely related field. The successful candidates are expected to show a clear commitment to research and to satisfy the teaching and service requirements according to university policies.
UDLA provides conference and research funding and a possible teaching load reduction.
Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and / or graduate courses in the applicant’s area of research expertise.
Preference will be given to candidates with a record of publications in top-ranked peer-reviewed journals and with proven excellence in teaching and contributions to the education and training of undergraduate and / or graduate students.
Aspiring junior researchers must have earned a PhD degree (or be near completion) in management or closely related field and have demonstrated their potential to publish in top-
ranked peer-reviewed journals.
Spanish language skills are required, and candidates are expected to become proficient within a reasonable period of time.
Interested candidates should submit the following electronic documents :
About the employer
The Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) is Ecuador’s largest privately funded university established in 1994 and is located in the center-
north area of Quito, the country s capital. It has four campuses and offers its students a high-quality education with over 40 different degree programs with a focus on practical application.
With more than 15,000 students and 1,200 professors, each student has the opportunity to immerse oneself in university life and Ecuadorian culture.
UDLA works to shape students into competent, entrepreneurial successful professionals with a global vision and a commitment to society.
For over 20 years, UDLA has been an institution committed to excellence, ethical conduct, and innovation. In 2016, UDLA obtained the international accreditation, granted by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC, USA), becoming the first and currently only international accredited university in the country.
The university is constantly innovating and generating knowledge through observation, curiosity, research, and critique.
UDLA currently ranks in the top 10 Ecuadorian Universities.
About the location
Ecuador is one of the smallest countries in South America, yet it is a country rich in cultural, geographic, and biological diversity.
the tropical forests of the Amazon; and, the incredible biodiversity of the Galapagos Islands.
Quito, Ecuador s capital, is the highest national capital city in the world, and is located in the heart of the Andes at an altitude of 2,850 meters, just north of the equator.
Quito also known as the city of eternal spring, is a modern metropolis of over 2.5 million people. The city has the best-
preserved, least altered historic center in Latin America which was designated by the UNESCO as the first World Cultural Heritage site in 1978.
Areas of Research
Please submit your application and supporting documents by email to