Researcher on the Ecology of inland waters: Limnology via EURAXESS

Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología

Mexico 🇲🇽

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The selected candidate is expected to develop research on the Ecology of inland waters: Limnology under the University’s Program of Academic Renewal, Subprogram for Incorporation of Young Career Academics  (in spanish Subprograma de Incorporación de Jóvenes Académicos de Carrera – SIJA) working at the main campus of the University of Mexico, UNAM in Mexico City.

Benefits

The monthly salary is $20,329.60 MX (1,021 USD) plus financial bonuses and associated workers’ benefits under the University’s Program of Academic Renewal, Subprogram for Incorporation of Young Career Academics.

Eligibility criteria

• Doctoral degree or equivalent.

• To demonstrate experience in limnology, integrating hydrodynamics, biogeochemical and ecological processes. Additionally, knowledge on key actors in aquatic systems, primary producers, microbiota, pelagic and benthic food webs, and other interactions between individual and population with pollution in inland water ecosystems.

• To demonstrate experience of at least two years of teaching and research work in their specialty.

• Published works that prove their experience.

• Female applicants should be less than 39 years of age, and men less than 37 years of age, in accordance with the provisions of the SIJA operating regulations.

Selection process

Documentation

  • A letter of application addressed to Dr. Carlos Jorge Robinson Mendoza, director of the Institute of Marine Sciences and Limnology, requesting to be considered in the contest and explaining the reasons why the applicant is suitable for the position.
  • An updated Curriculum vitae accompanied by supporting documents.
  • Degree or professional certification, or where appropriate, the documents that prove equivalent experience.
  • Two letters of recommendation from academics who are familiar with the work of the applicant and who endorse his/her academic career.
  • A research project outlined according to the criteria enlisted in the “Additional Application Details” section.

The Academic Secretary of the ICML will inform applicants selected for an interview the date and place where the oral presentation of the project will take place.

Applications will be analyzed by the corresponding Collegial Body of the Institute of Marine Sciences and Limnology. Applications of the selected participant will be submitted for examination and final approval to the Judging Commission and the Technical Council for Scientific Research of the University.

Notice that this process does not constitute an Open Competition for Admission in terms of the Statute of the Academic Staff of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and therefore decision of the Collegial Body regarding the winner will be final.

Additional comments

Presentation of a project aim to study a holistic approach in limnology, which includes collaboration opportunities with researchers who are currently developing projects in this line in the ICML, this should enable other useful elements for management of inland water systems. A written version of the project as well as an interview with the candidate will be considered for hiring the most qualified candidate. Maximum length of the manuscript will be 15 pages plus references, font size 12 points and line spacing of 1.5.

Documentation should electronically be submitted to the Academic Secretary ([email protected]) of the Institute of Marine Sciences and Limnology, located in Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City before September 30, 2021.

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences › Biodiversity
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE4 – 10
  • RESEARCH FIELDEnvironmental science › Ecology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE4 – 10
  • RESEARCH FIELDEnvironmental science › Natural resources management
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE4 – 10
  • RESEARCH FIELDEnvironmental science › Earth science
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE4 – 10
  • RESEARCH FIELDGeosciences › Hydrology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE4 – 10
  • RESEARCH FIELDChemistry › Biochemistry
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE4 – 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELBiological sciences: PhD or equivalentChemistry: PhD or equivalentEnvironmental science: PhD or equivalentGeosciences: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGESSPANISH: BasicENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Eligibility criteria

• Doctoral degree or equivalent.

• To demonstrate experience in limnology, integrating hydrodynamics, biogeochemical and ecological processes. Additionally, knowledge on key actors in aquatic systems, primary producers, microbiota, pelagic and benthic food webs, and other interactions between individual and population with pollution in inland water ecosystems.

• To demonstrate experience of at least two years of teaching and research work in their specialty.

• Published works that prove their experience.

• Female applicants should be less than 39 years of age, and men less than 37 years of age, in accordance with the provisions of the SIJA operating regulations.

Additional Application Details

Presentation of a project aim to study a holistic approach in limnology, which includes collaboration opportunities with researchers who are currently developing projects in this line in the Institute, this should enable other useful elements for management of inland water systems. A written version of the project as well as an interview with the candidate will be considered for hiring the most qualified candidate. Maximum length of the manuscript will be 15 pages plus references, font size 12 points and line spacing of 1.5.

Documentation should electronically be submitted to the Academic Secretary ([email protected]) of the Institute of Marine Sciences and Limnology, located in Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City before September 30, 2021. Please add Limnology in subject

Specific Requirements

• Female applicants should be less than 39 years of age, and men less than 37 years of age, in accordance with the provisions of the SIJA operating regulations.


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