> POSITIONS ANNOUNCEMENT
> The Department of Human Ecology (DHE) of CINVESTAV-Merida, in Yucatan,
> Mexico, studies the interactions between Homo sapiens, ecosystems and
> sociocultural systems.
> The multidisciplinary staff of the DEH is doing research in two main areas
> of human ecology in the Southeast of Mexico:
> · Social use of ecosystems; i.e. the rise, modification, functions and
> collapse of the social and cultural ways to perceive, appropriate and
> transform the environment, and
> · Biological status of the human populations; i.e. the main characteristics
> of human growth, development, and behavior. Also the health status of such
> populations, as a result of the interaction between sociocultural systems
> and nature.
> Additional information about the DHE would be obtained in:
> The DHE announces, subject to budgetary approval, research positions in
> · Terrestrial ecology, with focus on social use of ecosystems
> · Environmental economy
> · Regional development, with focus on regional effects of modernization and
> · Population and environment
> · Urban ecology, with focus on well-being
> · Environmental health
> The deadline for a first stage of selection is November 15th, 1999. Results
> will be announced before December 1st, 1999. The starting time of these
> positions will depend from 1) budget availability, and 2) agreement between
> the selected candidates and the Head of the Department of Human Ecology.
> Candidates should send the following:
> 1. An updated Curriculum Vitae. Please be sure the CV includes: a) a
> covering letter stating in which area, from the previous list, the candidate
> is interested in; b) a list of all the fellowships and research grants
> obtained, and c) a full list of publications.
> 2. A xerocopy of the Ph. D. diploma.
> 3. Non native Spanish speakers should proof proficiency in spoken Spanish.
> 4. Names and addresses of previous chiefs or heads of Department or research
> project with whom the candidate had collaborated.
> 5. Xerocopy of the five most important publications, related with any of
> the areas from the previous list (If necessary, translated to English or
> 6. A brief presentation of the research line and its relevance for human
> 7. A brief working plan for one year, including research and lecturing in
> the DHE postgraduate program.
> Dra. Ana Garcia S.
> Jefa del Departamento de Ecologia Humana
> Apdo. Postal 73 "Cordemex"
> 97310 Merida
> Tel. (99) 81-29-60, ext. 303, Fax (99) 81-46-70
> e-mail: [log in to unmask] y [log in to unmask]
> Dr. Federico H. Dickinson B.
> Investigador Titular Senior Researcher
> Coordinador Academico del Posgrado
> Departamento de Ecologia Humana Department of Human Ecology
> Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del I.P.N.,
> Unidad Merida
> Apdo. Postal 73 "Cordemex"
> 97310 Merida, Mexico
> Tel. (99) 81-29-60, 81-29-20, ext. 302; Fax (99) 81-46-70
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