The Instituto de Astronomía of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IA-UNAM) has openings for junior faculty level, tenure track positions in astrophysics, at its branch in Mexico City, Mexico.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in astronomy or physics, and have at least two years of postdoctoral experience. Preference will be given to candidates less than 40 years old, by the start date. Mexican citizens are particularly encouraged to apply.
The main selection criteria will be outstanding research accomplishments and promise of future achievement. Faculty members are expected to carry out original research, collaborate with faculty members and must teach astronomy and/or physics courses at the graduate and/or undergraduate level, as well as mentor students.
Members of the Institute conduct research in most major astronomical and astrophysical fields. Candidates are encouraged to contact individual faculty members to explore potential collaborations as well as review the facilities and instrumentation at the OAN-SPM to identify research opportunities at the site.
Candidates must send a complete curriculum vitae including a full list of publications, as well as a statement of previous experience and current and future professional interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Salvador Curiel at the IA-UNAM (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 7 October 2014.
Unsigned material can be sent by e-mail; letters can be sent by e-mail (scanned) or by courier. Please do not use regular post mail.