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FIVE FACULTY POSITIONS as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor at the Center for Genomic Sciences, México

The Center for Genomic Sciences ( of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM, located in Cuernavaca, Morelos) is seeking outstanding candidates for five tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant / Associate Professor.

 Applicants must have a Ph.D and postdoctoral experience;  rank will be commensurate with experience.

The successful applicants must have track records of quality scientific accomplishments in any of the following areas:

·      Bacterial or Plant Synthetic Biology.

·      Bacterial or Plant Systems Biology.

·      Bioinformatics applied to Bacterial or Plant models.

·      Population or Evolutionary Genomics in Bacteria.

·      Plant Functional Genomics (may include epigenetics, bacteria-plant interactions, signalling).

Responsibilities will include the development and maintenance of original, collaborative, externally funded research programs as well as teaching undergraduate and graduate students.

Interested candidates should submit electronic files of the following:

·      A cover letter that includes research interest / experience, as well as a list of the most relevant papers. Please specify in which area you are applying.

·      Curriculum vitae,

·      Electronic files of all published papers

·      Three letters of reference

·      A possible research project to be carried out in the Center (in no more than 10 pages)

 Compressed files must be sent to: Secretaría Académica, CCG (

Applications will be received until May 15, 2013. By  June 12, 2013, up to three candidates for each position will be chosen to come and give a seminar and to have an interview with the academic staff and authorities of the Center. All else being equal, we will prefer candidates 36 years old or less.

The successful candidates for hiring will be notified by July 31, 2013.

Positions should be occupied starting September 2013, but no later than the end of October, 2013.