The Department of Neural Development and Physiology at Institute of Cell Physiology at the National University of Mexico (www.ifc.unam.mx), is seeking for outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track position equivalent to Assistant Professor.
Application deadline: April 30th, 2018
To lead a research group with an innovative and independent project.
To be eager to integrate into a multidisciplinary team and collaborate.
To obtain external financial support for his/her research.
To train young researchers at bachelor and graduate levels.
To communicate his/her discoveries to the society.
To support the development of the institution.
The Institute will provide:
Laboratory space and a technician.
Access to institutional equipment and service units.
Salary (depending on applicant qualifications).
Pre-selection: a committee will evaluate applicants. On May 18th, 2018, selected candidates will be asked to give a seminar at the Institute and will be interviewed by faculty members, any time between June 1-15, 2018.
Selection announcement: no later than August 10th, 2018.
Candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
At least two years of postdoctoral experience.
Excellent academic and publication records (at least 8 papers), showing important scientific contributions in areas related to neural development and physiology.
The proposal should include multidisciplinary experimental approaches and the use of cutting-edge techniques.
To be under 37 years old for men and 39 years old for women at the time of the official incorporation date (from August 15th onwards).
Submit your application before midnight April 30th, 2018 to email@example.com and addressed to Dr. Félix Recillas Targa, Director of the Institute of Cell Physiology, including:
Cover letter describing research experience and interests; a list of all publications highlighting the most relevant ones with a brief explanation of their importance.
PDFs of all publications.
Three letters of reference or contacts of professionals providing reference letters.
Research plan (no more than 10 pages).
Mention if the candidate is eligible or awardee of grants to establish their own independent laboratory.