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Título: Research Professor position Integrated Water Resources Management
Descripción: The Latin American and Caribbean Water Center offers a Research Professor position Integrated Water Resources Management The Centro del Agua para América Latina y el Caribe CAALCA (Latin American and Caribbean Water Center), an initiative of Tecnológico de Monterrey (Monterrey Tech), FEMSA Foundation and the Interamerican Development Bank (IBD) is the first non-governmental hemispheric water center for Latin America and the Caribbean. It offers a challenging opportunity for research, lecturing and postgraduate supervision in the strategic area of Water Sciences / Water Resources at Assistant/Associate Professor level. Monterrey is third largest city in Mexico and the capital city of the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo León near Texas. The city is a modern industrial and business center. The metropolitan area of Monterrey has a population of 3.8 million. Monterrey Tech ( is one of the largest (over 100,000 students, 33 campuses) and leading private technological universities in Mexico and Latin America. It has one of the top graduate business schools in the region and is leader in patent applications among Mexican universities. The CAALCA ( is carrying out applied research, capacity building, knowledge dissemination and consulting for international organizations, government, industry, and NGO’s. The mission of the center is to become the leading reference in water in sustainable water use and management in Latin America and the Caribbean. CAALCA is seeking to appoint an expert to conduct research in the area of Integrated Water Resources Management. This is a fixed term position and will be located in Monterrey, Mexico. You will work closely with the CAALCA team in delivering research and consultancy to various stakeholders on Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America. Key duties for this role will include: · Conduct interdisciplinary research teams to advance the scientific understanding of Integrated Water Resources Management (ecosystems, agriculture, surface and groundwater hydrology, institutional and legal framework, socioeconomic aspects, GIS, etc.); · Use of innovative simulation tools for watershed management; · Develop experience in the development and implementation of action plans and strategies for conservation and restoration of Latin American watersheds; · Publish research findings in conferences and key international journals; · Present research findings to peers and interact with water stakeholders (watershed commissions, national, state and local authorities, irrigation organizations, water utilities, etc.); · Lecture water resources-related subjects (watershed governance, community participation, watershed management simulation tools, integrated watershed management strategies, etc.) at undergraduate and postgraduate level. To be successful for this role you are expected to be: · equipped with a PhD in Science or Engineering with relevant experience on integrated watershed management, and at least three years of relevant work/research experience since the conferral of your doctorate; · outfitted with a proven track record of work/teaching experience and research in your research area (i.e. articles in indexed journals); · motivated, active researcher who is willing to play a leading role in his research topic; · experienced in attracting research grants to sustain ongoing research; · excellent interpersonal communication and written and spoken Spanish and English, however the working language is Spanish; · interdisciplinary team player; · have work experience in Latin America. The successful candidate is expected to assume duties in August 2010, or January 2011. Additional information may be obtained from the following address: Candidates should ask for the application form and electronically submit it to the same E-mail address. We encourage female candidates to apply for the position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Tipo: Eventos
Topical: Otros
Fecha: 10/04/2010
Fecha de inicio: 11/04/2010
Fecha de finalización: 30/04/2010
Usos del agua: Sanidad, Doméstico y Urbano, Ambiental
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