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Postdoctoral research fellowships (EXPIRED)

Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Coyoacán, The Federal District, Mexico
Start date March 1, 2013
Job description

The Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, through the Coordinación de Humanidades, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) offers postdoctoral research fellowships. Postdoctoral fellows are expected to:

  1. carry out their proposed research, and publish some of its results; 

  2. work full time in the research project; 

  3. participate in the academic activities of the Institute, as well as in group research projects;
  4. teach at least one course throughout the year of the fellowship and supervise the work of undergraduates and graduates,

Knowledge of Spanish is not required, but successful non-Spanish speaking applicants will be expected to learn the language during their stay.

UNAM offers fellowships twice a year:

Period I: for fellowships starting in September 1, 2012, the deadline is May 7, 2012.

Period II: for fellowships starting in March 1, 2013, the deadline is October 10, 2012.

All the documents must be received by this date.

The starting date of the fellowship is not deferrable.


Duration. One year, with a possible extension of a second year.

Grant. Approximately $1,850 US per month ($24,000 Mexican pesos) (two-bedroom apartments near campus are approximately $450 US per month)

Requirements. PhD, obtained in a period no longer than 3 years before the beginning of the fellowship. Applicants should be younger than 40 at the time of the beginning of the fellowship.

You can review the full list of documents that must be included in your application at this web address: http://www.filosoficas.unam.mx/~s.acad/posdoc/posdocs2012.htm

Any question concerning these fellowships must be directed to

Dr. Miguel Ángel Fernández

Academic Secretary

Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas


How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline October 10, 2012, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information http://www.filosoficas.unam.mx/~s.acad/posdoc/posd...
Contact name Dr. Miguel Ángel Fernández
Contact email
Time created April 3, 2012, 10:06am EST
Scheduled expiry date August 1, 2012, 4:06am CST
Expired on August 1, 2012, 4:06am CST
Last updated April 3, 2012, 10:08am EST
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