Associate Investigator, level "C", in Systematic Mammalogy

Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mammalogist in Systematics
The Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México  (IBUNAM), whose main mission is the study of national biodiversity and houses  the national biological collections, invites applications for a tenure track,  full-time position of Associate Investigator, level "C", in Systematic  Mammalogy at the main National University campus, Mexico City.
 
Requirements for candidates: 1. A Ph.D. degree or equivalent, preferably in  mammalogy, zoology, systematics, evolutionary biology, or a related  discipline.
2. Experience in systematic research of mammals, demonstrated by  original, high quality publications, commensurate to age and academic  trajectory.
3. Be familiar with the mammals of Mexico, as well as with the  curation of scientific collections, techniques of field collecting,  morphology, molecular systematics, evolutionary biology or other related  fields.
4. A commitment to participate in activities complementary to  research, such as teaching at educational programs of UNAM, and the direction  of theses at the undergraduate and graduate level, activities of science  outreach, and institutional participation.
5. Willingness to integrate  immediately into the academic activities of the IBUNAM, practice leadership  in his or her area of investigation, and demonstrate aptitude to form or  integrate into a research group.
6. Proficiency in Spanish.

Applicants should submit a letter addressed to the Director of IBUNAM (Dr.  Víctor Manuel G. Sánchez Cordero Dávila) with a detailed statement of purpose; a full curriculum vitae with contact information (supporting  documentation is not necessary at this stage); PDFs of publications that the  applicant considers the most important of his/her professional trajectory (a  maximum of five); a brief proposal of his/her activities for the first year  at the Institute (5 pages maximum); and a letter of recommendation.  Applications with the required documentation will be received from August 15,  2017 until October 30, 2017, 7 PM Mexico City time. Shortlisted candidates  will be contacted for a personal interview. Applications should be sent to the email sacademica@ib.unam.mx with copy to vinculacion@ib.unam.mx and  acontreras@ib.unam.mx.
 
Inquiries regarding this announcement should be addressed to the Academic  Secretary of IBUNAM, e-mail: acontreras@ib.unam.mx, phone (+52) 55-5622-9067,-9068  (www.ib.unam.mx).