The Institute for Social Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), invites the applications for two positions at a level equivalent to full-time Associate Researcher level “C”, for a one-year tenure, thereafter renewable, contingent on satisfactory research performance.
The research theme for this job opening is “Governance and Public Policy”, focusing on:
Consultation and participation mechanisms in the design of public policies.
Political incidence as a practice to build citizenship.
Governance in decision-making to improve social conditions of the population.
Demonstrable background in Social Science, in any of its disciplines.
Strong theoretical and methodological background in the field of knowledge pertaining to the proposed theme.
PhD degree by the date of application
Women must be under 39 years old, and men must be under 37 years old, by the start of the job appointment, in accordance with the rules provided in the UNAM Subprogram for Young Scholars Recruitment.
Three years of research experience.
Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the proposed theme, by presenting a paper authored by the candidate and published in an indexed journal, or two published pieces of academic work on the proposed theme.
Demonstrate at least one year of teaching experience in undergraduate or graduate courses.
Commitment to doing full time research at the Institute, in accordance with Article 61 of UNAM Statute for Academic Staff.
National Identification Number (CURP), only for Mexican residents.
Copy of academic degree certificates.
Complete copy of the publications.
Evidence of teaching experience.
Two letters of reference from scholars acquainted with the candidate’s work and who can confirm his or her academic background (to be submitted in a sealed envelope).
The information mentioned above must be listed in a separate document, so as to verify its complete submission. Interested candidates should present or send (by courier service or mail) the information required to: Secretaría Académica, Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Circuito Mario de la Cueva s/n, Ciudad Universitaria Alcaldía Coyoacán, 04510 Ciudad de México, México
Applications should be received from the date this job opening is posted until April 24, 2019, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm (Mexico City time). Applications received by courier service or mail must have been sent before the closing date.
Important: Once the process is concluded, the results will be informed through the Institute’s Academic Secretariat.
 Failure to furnish all information required will result in rejection of the application.
 As part of the selection process, candidates may be required to make an oral presentation of the project being submitted.