Associate Professor or Professor of Physics, at General Relativity Group, FaMAF, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba

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Deadline:  2016-10-28

Location:  Cordoba, Argentina

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Person of Contact: Dr. Gustavo Dotti (gdotti[AT]

The General Relativity Group at FaMAF-UNC, Cordoba, Argentina, announces an opening for a researcher-Professor position.

The Universidad Nacional de Cordoba (UNC) is one of the Latin America leading research-focused universities. With over 100,000 students, and 8800 Professors, it is among the largest of the Universities in South America. The different Faculties of the UNC cover a wide range of subjects of the human knowledge.

The Facultad de Matematica Astronomia Fisica y Computacion (FaMAF) has strong research groups across the spectrum of areas within Pure and Applied Mathematics, Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Computer Science. FaMAF also has well elaborated graduate and doctoral programs.

About the role

We are announcing the opening for a position within the General Relativity Group at FaMAF. We are seeking to appoint in an area of general relativity with applications to present worldwide topics of interest. The successful candidate will have an excellent research profile and will be expected to contribute to the development of a research project in the General Relativity Group at FaMAF. The successful candidate will also have the ability and flexibility to teach across a range of topics related to Physics at the undergraduate and graduate levels; excellent organizational and leadership skills; ability to work well with students, faculty, and administrators.

About the mechanism

During November of 2016, there will be a preliminary selection of interested researchers that will enter the standard procedure of FaMAF to incorporate new Professors. During the first months of 2017, there will be a formal selection and the successful candidate is expected to join the Faculty as early as the 1st of April 2017.

Pay and Benefits

Interested researchers are also expected to apply to a position at Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (CONICET); which pays the difference between the University salary and
CONICET one. This agency also supply grants for researchers. The level of the position at FaMAF and at CONICET are naturally dependent on the curriculum of the candidate. Both positions provide health-care programs.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in Argentina in accordance with the current Immigration laws.

Inquiries may be made to Dr. Gustavo Dotti (gdotti[AT]

Please ensure you send a letter stating your interest in the position to Dr. Osvaldo Moreschi (moreschi[AT], FaMAF-IFEG, Ciudad Universitaria, Cordoba, Argentina; and include with your letter a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a teaching statement and a research statement. Interested researchers should arrange for at least three letters ofrecommendation to be emailed to Prof. Osvaldo Moreschi at (moreschi[AT] or mailed to:
Ciudad Universitaria,
(5000) Cordoba, Argentina
Initial review of applications will begin October 31, 2016.

The closing date for sending your interest in the position is Friday 28 of October, 2016

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