Thread: Seismology Professor position

Started: 2020-06-25 15:47:30
Last activity: 2020-06-25 15:47:30
Allen Husker
2020-06-25 15:47:30


The Instituto de Geofísica at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
(UNAM) has a position open the Seismology Department at the Asociado or
Titular Investigador level (equivalent of Assistant and Associate tenure
track Professor). Applicants should be motivated, broad-thinking scientists
whose research covers seismology and/or geodesy (GNSS or INSAR) who will
build collaborations that complement and extend our current research. Our
research is based on one of the best natural laboratories, Mexico and its
subduction zone with varying geometries, a high seismicity rate and
subsequent hazard, slow slip events, and active volcanoes. Applications are
expected to maintain an active research program and are required to teach
and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

The position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent in geophysics or a relevant
field at the time of appointment. Candidates should have a competitive
record of publication. Candidates will be expected to teach at both
undergraduate and graduate levels, and engage in institutional activities
within the university. At least 1 postdoctoral experience is also
necessary. Spanish speaking is not necessary at the time of appointment,
but the candidate will be expected to learn the language at a fluent level,
with classes available in the university.


1. Curriculum Vitae with pdfs of your published work included.

2. 3 letters of recommendation.

3. Cover letter addressed to the Director of the Instituto de Geofísica,
soliciting to be considered for the job and explaining your academic

4. Copy of your diploma.

Applications must be received by July 31st, 2020 at plazas<at>

The Instituto de Geofísica, UNAM is a world-renowned research center with
approximately 120 principal investigators leading research programs in
Seismology, Volcanology, Natural Resources, Geomagnetism and Exploration,
and Solar Radiation and Space Physics. We have a very diverse faculty,
staff, and student body. In addition, the Instituto has direct contact with
the Mexican federal and local government meaning the ability to affect
national and local policy on scientific issues.

For more information contact Allen Husker at allen<at>

Dr. Allen Husker
Jefe del Departamento de Sismología
Instituto de Geofísica

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