Tenure Track Position in Stellar Astrophysics

Dr. Salvador Curiel

Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, iasacad@astro.unam.mx

The Instituto de Astronomía of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IA-UNAM) has an opening for a tenure track position in stellar astrophysics at the Mexico City campus. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in astronomy or physics, have at least two years of postdoctoral experience and preferably be less than 40 years old by October 2013.
A background in the study of stellar physics, stellar formation and evolution is preferred. Experience with optical and infrared wavelength observational projects (such as HST, VLT, HERSCHEL, SPITZER), radiative transfer modeling, the interaction between stellar winds, binaries and multiple systems, knowledge or participation in instrumentation projects and experience in parallel computing will be valuable assets.
The main selection criteria will be outstanding research accomplishments and promise of future achievement. The successful candidate is expected to carry out original research, to collaborate with faculty members and teach astronomy courses at the graduate and/or undergraduate level, as well as mentor students. The level of the appointment will depend on the curriculum of the candidate.
Candidates must send a complete curriculum vitae including a full list of publications, as well as a statement of previous experience and current and future professional interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Salvador Curiel at the IA-UNAM (iasacad@astro.unam.mx) by May 27th 2013. Unsigned material can be sent by e-mail; letters can be sent by e-mail (scanned) or by courier. Please do not use regular post mail.

You can find further information using these links:
IA Main Web Page: www.astroscu.unam.mx
Additional Job Information: www.astroscu.unam.mx/job_ia
AAS Job Register: jobregister.aas.org/job_view?JobID=44810



Email: gloria@astro.unam.mx

Deadline: 27 May 2013