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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral fellowships in philosophy, Mexico City, MEXICO

Postdoctoral fellowships

The Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas of the Universidad Nacional 
Autónoma de México (UNAM), offers postdoctoral research fellowships.

Postdoctoral fellows are expected to:

a) Carry out their proposed research, and publish its results;

b) Work full time on their research project;

c) Participate in the academic activities of the Institute; and

d) Teach two courses throughout the year of the fellowship and supervise 
the work of undergraduate and graduate students.

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

The deadline for applications is March 1st, 2017. All documents must be 
received by this date. The fellowship begins on September 1st, 2017. The 
starting date is not deferrable.

Duration. One year (with possible renewal for a second year).

Grant. ,000 MX pesos per month, tax free. According to the current 
exchange rate this amounts to approximately jumi,530 US dollars. The 
fellowship includes health insurance (coverage includes partners and 

Requirements. PhD, obtained not earlier than 5 years before the beginning 
of the fellowship. To have at least one paper published or accepted for 

Applicants must e-mail in PDF format all of the following documents. 
Please send a separate file for each of the items in the list (except 
letters of recommendations, which should be sent directly by the referees 

1) CV.

2) Copy of two papers.

3) Research project, which must include the title of the project, an 
outline of the proposed research, the goals and the papers expected to be 
obtained at the end of the fellowship (Maximum suggested length: 2500 

4) Two letters of recommendation (to be sent directly by the referees).

5) Timetable of the activities planned for the time of the fellowship ? 
one year (1 page).

6) Cover letter.

7) Abstract of the PhD dissertation, stating name and institutional 
affiliation of main supervisor (1 page).

8) Copy of the PhD diploma or official document certifying that final exam 
on PhD thesis has been passed or offical document that indicates the date 
when the doctoral exam will take place. In case the application is 
successful, it will be necessary to send official certification that the 
final exam has been passed, before the beginning of the fellowship.

All these documents must be sent to the following address:

For further questions please contact:

Edgar González Varela Secretario Académico Instituto de Investigaciones 
Filosóficas E-mail: Tel: (52-55) 5622-7241