Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Matemáticas

955 13587Position ID: UNAM-BIONUME [#13587]
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Position
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Juriquilla, Querétaro 76230, Mexico [map]
Subject Area: Biomathematics or Numerical Analysis
Application Deadline: 2019/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2019/02/01, finished 2019/05/03)
Position Description:    

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The Instituto de Matemáticas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Campus Juriquilla, Querétaro seeks candidates for one full--time tenure-track research position starting by April 1st, 2019 or later, in either of the following fields. 

(I) Biomathematics with research experience in one of the following areas: Mathematical immunology, microbial dynamics, disease transmission, complex biological networks, mathematical neuroscience, uncertainty quantification in biology, and swarming dynamics.

(II) Numerical Analysis with research experience in one of the following areas: geophysical fluid dynamics, fluid mechanics, computational mathematics.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field and a two years postdoctoral experience is required. Successful applicants are expected to have a clearly defined research agenda and expertise in interdisciplinary research. Applicants must have a record of successful teaching, as well as experience with working in and fostering a multidisciplinary work or the commitment to do so. Priority will be given to those candidates who: 

(1) Show the potential to carry out independent research of exceptional quality. 

(2) Complement existing strengths in campus Juriquilla of the Institute of Mathematics UNAM (https://www.matem.unam.mx/fsd/investigadores/juriquilla).

(3) Enhance collaborations to other centers, institutes and units at UNAM. 

(4) Demonstrate potential for supervision of junior researchers at all levels.

(5) Have demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Also although Spanish language proficiency is not a requirement for acceptance, it will be evaluated at the end of a first year since the position involves teaching duties at the undergraduate or graduate level to audiences of Spanish-speaking students.

UNAM is the leading university of Mexico, and among the strongest research Math institutions in Latin America. The institute has more than 90 full time researchers covering many areas of Mathematics. More information about the Institute and the university can be found at www.matem.unam.mx. 

Applications must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and a research plan. Evidence of teaching interest and abilities may also be included. Additionaly two letters of recommendation must be sent separately.

Applicants must use the service provided by AMS at www.mathjobs.org to submit an application. 

Letters of recommendation should be uploaded to MathJobs by the recommender.

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Further Info:
+52 55 5622 4526
Secretaria Académica,
Instituto de Mateméticas, UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria,
D.F. 04510,

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