The Instituto de Astronomía of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IA-UNAM) has four openings for research positions in Astrophysics, at faculty level from tenure track to senior track. Two of these positions are at IA-UNAM in Mexico City, while the other two are at IA-UNAM in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. One of the Ensenada positions requires researchers to be under 37 or 39 years of age, for men and women respectively, by the starting date.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in Astronomy or Physics and have at least two years of postdoctoral experience. 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. Women and minority group members are encouraged to apply.
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 and the scientific exploitation of IA-UNAM facilities.
Candidates must state in their application the IA-UNAM branch, Mexico City or Ensenada, that they want to be considered, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. J. Jesús González, IA-UNAM Director. Candidates must send a complete Curriculum Vitae, including a full list of publications, a statement of previous experience, research and teaching interests, and a statement of collaborative integration within the Institute by January 12th, 2020. The selected candidates are expected to occupy the position no later than August 2020.
Salary and benefits are competitive with international standards.
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