Postdoctoral position at Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM, Mexico City

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Deadline:  2016-04-15

Location:  Mexico, Mexico City

Under the CONACyT Project Effective field theories in particles and gravitation II, we invite to apply for a postdoctoral position at the String and Field Theory Group of the High Energy Physics Department of the Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City. Members of the Group are: A. Garcia-Zenteno, A. Guijosa, J. D. Vergara and L. F. Urrutia. The Department is also involved in phenomenological research as well as in experimental collaborations.

The position tentatively starts in July, 2016 and is for one year, renewable for another according to performance. The selected applicant must have obtained his(her) Ph. D. degree within the period of five years previous to the starting date of the position.

The main topics to be addressed in the Project are:

(1) Topological modifications in gauge theories and gravitation, with emphasis in the description of the electromagnetic response of topological insulators.
(2) Effective field theories describing possible CPT and Lorentz violations.

Those interested in applying please send the following information:
(1) CV.
(2) A brief description of your research interests.
(3) Two recommendation letters from colleagues familiar with your previous work, to be directly sent to the email address: urrutia[AT]

Please send your application to urrutia[AT], before April 15, 2016.