Wednesday, March 29, 2017

[DMANET] Two positions of full-time researchers in Computer Science

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Two positions in Computer Science

The Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados (Center for Research and
Advanced Studies, Cinvestav after its name in Spanish), which is the top
public research center in Mexico, has two positions for full-time
researchers in Computer
Science to be filled for the Computer Science Department located at Mexico

Candidates are required to have a PhD in Computer Science (or a related
field) and an outstanding research record, or a very good potential to
develop an outstanding
research career. Candidates from all areas of computer science are welcome
to apply.

Both junior and senior researchers are encouraged to apply for a position.
The type of appointment in turn could be as an Assistant or as an Associate
The salary is competitive and varies depending on the curriculum of the
candidate (note that research experience is emphasized over teaching

The candidate is expected to have a light teaching load (one graduate-level
class per term), so that he/she can concentrate mostly on research
activities. Candidates do not need to be fluent in Spanish, as they can
teach in English.

CINVESTAV-IPN is the most important public research center in Mexico, with
645 full-time researchers and the second highest scientific productivity
(per researcher) of the country
(only after UNAM, which is the largest university in Mexico). The Computer
Department offers both a MSc and a PhD program in Computer Science (
CINVESTAV-IPN only offers graduate programs). Both programs are included in
the National Graduate Program certification from CONACyT, which means that
all our Mexican full-time students receive
a stipend scholarship from the Federal Government (no tuition is required
for Mexican students).

The Computer Science Department of CINVESTAV-IPN currently has 17 full-time
and about 70 graduate students, and has research projects on Computer
architecture, Cooperative work, Cryptography, Databases, Evolutionary
computation, Optimization, Super computing and Visualization.

Interested candidates must send (via email to:
the following
information (as a single PDF file):

1) A detailed curriculum vitae that clearly indicates the publications in
international journals (highlighting the papers in journals included in the
Journal Citations Report), and a list of MSc and PhD graduates (if any).
The candidate should also include a copy of the three papers that he/she
considers as the most representative of his/her research. Note that papers
published in the Lecture Notes series from Springer will not be considered
as JCR papers.

2) A research statement that briefly (no more than 1 page) describes the
sort of research that the candidate has done so far and his/her research
plan in case of being hired.

3) A teaching statement that briefly (no more than 1 page) describes the
sort of graduate-level courses (in computer science) that the candidate can
teach (and has taught in the past, in case of having teaching experience).

4) The names and contact information (postal address, phone and fax number,
and email) of 3 references.

The screening of candidates will start at the end of June and the position
is expected to be filled by the end of 2017.

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Francisco Rodriguez-Henriquez
Chair, Computer Science Department
Av. IPN No. 2508
Col. San Pedro Zacatenco.
07300 Mexico City
Tel: +52 (55) 5747 3800 x 6564
Fax: +52 (55) 5747 3757

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