Postdoctoral Positions in Astrophysics for International Applicants in Mexico, 2017

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Positions in Astrophysics at Institute of Astronomy, UNAM in Mexico. International students are eligible to apply for this position.

The aim of this position is to provide financial help to international students.

The National Autonomous University of Mexico is a public research university in Mexico, one of top universities in the world, and its campus is one of the largest and most artistically detailed.

Course Level: Position is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Position is awarded in the field of Astrophysics.

Scholarship Award: The IA provides funds for publishing and some support for observing and travelling.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Mexico

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

There is no more any age limit for the candidates (NEW)

  • Have received their PhD no more than 5 years (NEW) before the start date of the fellowship.
  • Have a minimum of one accepted or published article in a refereed journal.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this position.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have received their PhD no more than 5 years (NEW) before the start date of the fellowship.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

International Scholarships

How to Apply: All paperwork should be e-mailed to Mrs. Juana Orta: The applicant will be required to fill in an application form and submit a copy of their birth certificate and PhD certificate (if available). All documents can be sent scanned in pdf format. It is not necessary to send originals. Interested applicants should contact Mrs. Juana Orta ( 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 by e-mail:

a) Cover letter

b) Abstract of their Ph.D. thesis

c) Curriculum Vitae including a full list of publications

d) Two letters of recommendation

e) A research project, which should be defined with a researcher at the IA with whom the candidate intend to work, and

f) The additional documents indicated at the official UNAM Postdoctoral Scholarship program page

Application Form

Application Deadline: Application deadline is July 10, 2017.

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