Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Investigaciones en Matemáticas Aplicadas y en Sistemas

Position ID: 1456-RAP [#12192]
Position Title: tenure-track assistant professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: COYOACAN, Mexico City 04510, Mexico [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2018/08/30** finished (2018/07/27, finished 2019/03/03, listed until 2018/08/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Tenure–Track Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Probability and Statistics of the Instituto de Investigaciones en Matemáticas Aplicadas y en Sistemas (IIMAS) at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) invites those interested to apply for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position, starting during October 2018. UNAM is the major university in Mexico, and among the strongest in Latin America. As part of UNAM, IIMAS is a multidisciplinary research institute focused on frontier applications of Mathematics in Science and Engineering with strong collaborations with other federal and private institutions. With more than 65 full-time researchers, IIMAS covers several areas of Mathematics and it is located in the main campus at Ciudad Universitaria (CU) in Mexico City (www.iimas.unam.mx).

Applicants are expected to do research in different areas of Statistics, Applied Probability or Mathematical Finance. Duties include teaching one course per semester at graduate or undergraduate level as well as supervising graduate students. Qualifications include two years of postdoctoral experience (or equivalent), effective communication skills, commitment to teaching excellence and ability to maintain a high-profile research program supported by some publications in known journals. Knowledge of the Spanish language is preferable but not compulsory. Preference will be given to those who feature leadership in research, docent experience and capability of supervising students for high level dissertations. The final decision will correspond to the department interests and growth plans.

The yearly remuneration scheme might vary from 23000 USD to 30000 usd plus the opportunity to enter the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (SNI) from CONACyT which provides a non taxed remuneration up to 20000usd.

Applications must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and a detailed research project. Two (2) letters of recommendation must be uploaded. Evidence of teaching interest and abilities must also be included. Deadline for this job is 30th of August 2018.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
(+52 55) 56 22 34 85
Alberto Contreras Cristán
Head of Department
Departamento de Probabilidad y Estadística, IIMAS-UNAM
Ciudad Universitaria, CDMX 04510, M ́exico

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