Postdoctoral position at ICN-UNAM (Mexico)

Submitted by jcachet on Thu, 09/19/2019 - 09:29

Open Position for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Nuclear Sciences Institute (ICN) of National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). ICN-UNAM is a member of the ALICE collaboration at CERN. The group with 4 permanent faculty members and several graduate students has a strong involvement in data analysis within the MM (Minimum Bias and Monte Carlo) and LF (Light Flavours) Physics Working Groups of ALICE.

Candidates should already, or will soon, hold a Ph.D. in high energy particle or nuclear physics and have a strong background in data analysis.  The successful candidate will conduct research and analyze the ALICE data in a direction aligned with the group's interests: small systems,  phenomenology of  hadronic interactions, and machine learning. Applications including a C.V., a brief description of the research interests, list of publications, and three recommendation letters should be sent electronically to: Antonio Ortiz ( and Guy Paic ( The position will remain open until it is filled.

The candidates should not be older than 37 years and not more than 5 years after obtaining the Ph.D.
This is a full time, 1 year, postdoctoral position with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs. 
The successful candidate will be based at ICN-UNAM (Mexico City). The expected start date is January 2020. 
The position is funded by the Mexican CONACYT research institution. The health care services are provided by ISSSTE. For more information, please contact Antonio Ortiz (