Postdoctoral position in theoretical and experimental particle physics at ICN, UNAM, Mexico

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Location:  Mexico City, Mexico

The High Energy Physics Department of the Institute of Nuclear Science (ICN) at the National University in Mexico City (UNAM) is seeking candidates for a 1+1 year postdoctoral position in the fields of theoretical and experimental particle physics, starting on September 2011.

The research topics developed at the Department include: Astroparticle Physics, Effective Field Theories, Electroweak Baryogenesis, Gauge/Gravity Duality, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods of Quantization, Mathematical Physics, Neutrino Physics, Noncommutative Field Theories, Quantum Gravity Phenomenology, Relativistic Heavy-Ion Physics, Thermal Field Theory, Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Ray Physics. The Department is also currently engaged in the ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and in the Pierre Auger Observatory, as well as in the JEM-EUSO and HAWC collaborations.

The permanent members of the Department are: A. Aguilar-Arevalo, A. Ayala, E. Cuautle, J.C. D’Olivo, A. Garcia, A. Guijosa, G. Medina-Tanco, L. Nellen, G. Paic, S. Sahu, M. Socolovsky, L.F. Urrutia and J.D. Vergara. In addition, there are currently four postdocs: M.A. Acero, V. Cuesta, C. De Donato and R. Lehnert .

Those interested should send (preferably by e-mail) an application consisting of a cover letter, C.V., description of previous research experience and current research interests, along with three letters of recommendation, to:

Prof. Jose David Vergara,
Head, High Energy Physics Department
Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Circuito Exterior S/N, Ciudad Universitaria
Apdo. Postal 70-143 C.P. 04510
Mexico, D.F.  MEXICO
Ph.: +52-55-5622 4690 / 91 / 92
Fax: +52-55-5622 4693
Email: vergara[AT]

To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received no later than February 15th, 2011.