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Postdoctoral Positions in Astrophysics in Mexico, 2017


Scholarship Description: 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.

About University: 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.

Degree Level: Position is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

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

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

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

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.

Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this position.


Application Procedure: 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

Deadline: Application deadline is July 10, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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