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Deadline: 2014-11-30
Location: Cuernavaca, Mexico

Tenure Track position in cosmology or astrophysics at UNAM

The Instituto de Ciencias Fisicas of the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (ICF-UNAM), at the Morelos campus in the city of Cuernavaca, invites applications for an Associate Professorship (Tenure Track) in the area of cosmology and/or computational astrophysics. We seek a candidate with a strong, internationally recognized record in one of the above subjects, including co-authorship of a simulation code of astrophysical or cosmological interest, and/or proficiency in public simulation codes, as well as the ability to get supercomputing resources at national and international levels. Strong candidates in other areas of cosmology are also encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be collaborating with local researchers, in particular Luis Benet, Gabriel German, Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Gloria Koenigsberger and Frederic Masset. Current research areas of this group at the ICF include: planetary formation and studies of protoplanetary disks, early universe cosmology and relativistic corrections to Large Scale Structure formation.

Local computational facilities include a 5320 core cluster (at UNAM) and a 24 K20 GPUs cluster in the Institute premises. Starting salary, including supplements, ranks between 31,500 and 32,500 USD, per annum after taxes.

Interested researchers should submit an application consisting of Curriculum Vitae, a list of publications and a statement of research interests as well as three letters of recommendation. Applications will be accepted in electronic form until the 30th of November of 2014. For further information please write to masset[AT]fis.unam.mx or hidalgo[AT]fis.unam.mx .


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