[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Open researcher position (tenure track) at CIMAT, Mexico

Jean-Bernard Hayet jbhayet at cimat.mx
Sun Mar 10 17:07:33 PDT 2019

The Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (Mathematical Research Center - CIMAT) invites applications for a tenure track position in its Computer Science Department.CIMAT is a federal research center in Pure and Applied Mathematics, Probability, Statistics, and Computer Science, and depends on the National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico (CONACYT). Its main campus is in the city of Guanajuato, a quiet, colourful UNESCO world heritage site in central Mexico.

The Computer Science Department has 16 full-time researchers and 4 postdocs working in: numerical methods, optimization, signal and image processing, parallel computing, robotics and automatic control, machine learning and data science, natural language processing and multimedia transmission. The department builds upon a solid research infrastructure, an extensive network of collaboration and international visibility. It is embedded in the rich academic life of CIMAT with visitors and specialized academic events all year round. The department’s postgraduate program is one of the leading programs in Computer Science in Mexico. CIMAT is also involved in consultancy and software development.
The tenure track position is aimed for researchers working on state of the art topics in Computational Mathematics or Computer Science in general, with the potential to become leaders in their specialty fields. Applications in robotics, autonomous driving or virtual reality are very welcome given the recent initiatives that CIMAT has taken in these directions.
This position can also be used for visiting researchers as part of a sabbatical leave. It can start any time in 2019.
Applicants should send the following information in pdf to coordinacion_cc at cimat.mx:
1. Cover letter.
2. Curriculum vitae.
3. A statement describing the planned research. Include a proposed starting date.
4. Two letters of recommendation which should be sent directly to coordinacion_cc at cimat.mx (mailto:coordinacion_cc at cimat.mx)
Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the available position is given.
The first selection round will start on May 1st, 2019.

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