[robotics-worldwide] Tenure track position at CIMAT, Guanajuato, Mexico

Jean-Bernard Hayet jbhayet at cimat.mx
Mon Dec 19 06:03:01 PST 2011

The Computer Science Department at Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (CIMAT, Guanajuato, Mexico), is inviting applications for a tenure track, full-time researcher position. Applicants with research interest in Autonomous Mobile Robots are particularly encouraged to apply, in particular in Motion Planning and Robot Vision. Candidates may be junior or senior researchers, with a PhD within the research interests  of the Computer Science Department at CIMAT. Candidates are expected to have team work abilities, communication skills, teaching experience, and interest in involving themselves in the academic life of the institution. Proficiency in the Spanish language is highly recommended.

In addition of their own research interests, candidates are expected to contribute to the formation of students, both at undergraduate and graduate levels, by giving at least one lecture per semester, and by advising Master and Phd thesis. Master and Phd programs at CIMAT have a national excellence label implying that all students receive a scholarship from the federal government.

CIMAT is a leading institution in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science in Mexico and provides a lively and stimulating research environment. The main research lines in the Computer Science Department are: optimization, numerical methods; parallel and distributed computing; robotics; pattern recognition and machine learning; statistical computing; computer graphics; computer vision; image and signal transmission, compression, and processing.

Interested candidates should send their application to Dr. José Luis Marroquín <jlm at cimat.mx> before January 31st 2012. The application (in pdf format) should include: CV, work plan, and contacts (email, phone data) to at least two references for the applicant. Separately, at least two recommendation letters should be sent.

For more information, please consult the CIMAT website: www.cimat.mx

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