There are two periods for applications:
The Institute for Radioastronomy and Astrophysics at UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico) offers a postdoctoral fellowship in any area of astrophysics, with start date in September 2020. The fellowship is for a maximum of two years, depending on performance in the first year.
Candidates interested in applying to the Institute for Radioastronomy and Astrophysics (IRyA) in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico should contact Dr. Jane Arthur, Academic Secretary (xm.manu.ayri@dacas). Applications should be made jointly with a faculty member at IRyA, who will be the supervising researcher of the postdoctoral project.
The IRyA has active research groups in radioastronomy, star and planet formation, extragalactic astronomy and cosmology, astrophysics of the interstellar medium, atomic and molecular astrophysics, and stellar evolution. There are extensive computing facilities on site including a purpose-built high-performance computing center. There is also a laboratory for the development of radio frequency instrumentation. The IRyA provides funds for publishing, and limited support for observing and traveling.
Interested applicants should contact Dr. Arthur well in advance of the official deadlines mentioned above.
Before applying, candidates should ensure that they meet the minimum requirements - any application not meeting these requirements is automatically rejected.
Applicants should send to Dr. Arthur at the IRyA (xm.manu.ayri@dacas).
If the application is selected by the IRyA's internal council, the applicant will be required to:
All documents can be sent scanned in pdf format. It is not necessary to send originals.
The fellowship is tax free and includes health insurance (for self, spouse, and children).
The fellowship stipend is currently 35,000.00 MXN pesos per month (approximately 1,795.00 USD with an exchange rate 19.50 pesos/US Dollar).
The fellowships are assigned by a specialist University Committee in the natural and physical sciences, and the IRyA will be assigned one or two each semester. Applicants will be notified of the results in late April or early September.
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