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Deadline: 2021-05-31
Location: Mexico City, Mexico

Postdoctoral position at UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico

The Institute for Nuclear Sciences of UNAM, has openings, twice a year (middle January and May each year), for postdoctoral fellows in its fields of study. The positions are for one year, renewable for a second one, depending upon funding and performance, and they carry a competitive monthly stipend, as well as basic health insurance for the postdoctoral fellow and her/his dependents.

Applicants interested to work at the Department of Gravitation and Field Theory in any of the following areas are encouraged to apply: classical and quantum aspects of gravitation, numerical relativity, theoretical and precision cosmology, mathematical physics, quantum field theory, lattice QCD, biophysics, and complex systems.

The faculty members are Miguel Alcubierre, Wolfgang Bietenholz, Yuri Bonder, Chryssomalis Chryssomalakos, Celia Escamilla-Rivera, Jemal Guven, Dario Nunez, Nestor Ortiz, Hernando Quevedo, Marcos Rosenbaum, Marcelo Salgado, Christopher Stephens, Daniel Sudarsky, Roberto Sussman and Alexander Turbiner – there is also a number of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.

Applications (full CV, publication list and research statement) should be send via the email to celia.escamilla[AT]nucleares.unam.mx (with copy to fengari[AT]nucleares.unam.mx) by the closing date (2021-05-31). Applicants should also arrange for up to three reference letters signed to be sent by email, to arrive by the same date.

Succesful applicants will be expected to have a PhD in Theoretical Physics (no longer than 3 years before the starting date of the position) and be particularly knowledgeable of recent progress or activity in this area. Applicants will also be required to work independently, have strong analytical skills and be an effective team player.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Celia Escamilla-Rivera (Head of the Department), email: celia.escamilla[AT]nucleares.unam.mx


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