Tecnológico de Monterrey

Investigador(a) Postdoctoral IFE

Monterrey, MX

20 may 2023


Postdoctoral Research Associate at Institute for the Future Education  


The Institute for the future of Education (https://tec.mx/en/ife) has been created to generate, transfer, and disseminate applicable knowledge on educational innovation in an experimental, interdisciplinary, open, and world-class way, connecting, inspiring, and accompanying those who seek disruptive solutions for the future of higher education and lifelong learning. The institute focuses on four main key themes: 


  1. Fit for Purpose: Pedagogical and technological approaches that lead to effective learning.
  2. Accessible: Cater to different learners’ needs and contexts.
  3. Inclusive: Higher Education and Lifelong learning opportunities for all segments of the population.
  4. Relevant/Responsive: Meet the Dynamic changing needs of industries and society.


The Institute invites early-career, ambitious researchers to apply for postdoctoral positions to develop interdisciplinary research at a world-class level in effects of undergraduate internships on educational competencies.  This position is a one-year contract (renewable for one additional year in case of outstanding performance).  Part of the position´s responsibility may include working with direct supervisors as a teaching assistant, not exceeding 25% of the total time.




  • Must have earned a Ph.D. degree in the following areas of knowledge: discipline-based physics, such as education, science, engineering or STEM education, or related areas.
  • Has outstanding leadership potential, and commitment to developing an exciting and innovative research agenda to produce high scientific impact, technology development, or opportunities to develop technology-based entrepreneurship, in neurotechnology. Previous experience in educational research in physics, science, engineering or STEM disciplines is an advantage. In addition, skills such as writing funding projects and manuscripts for publication are preferred.
  • Published at least one scientific journal article indexed in Scopus.
  • Previous experience in the discipline is desirable (for example, participation in international research or development projects, research stay, or previous postdoctoral stays).
  • A team player open to interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Demonstrated oral and written English skills at least at the level of B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Spanish proficiency is desirable but not a requirement.


If you are an academic professional who challenges, guides and empowers the development of your students, you participate actively and formally in their professional, business, academic and social environment, you are innovative and take advantage of technology, you create a bond with the students, you are an example to follow and leave a mark. If you are willing to promote change and transform Mexico through education, this is the place you are looking for.


Location: Monterrey, México.


At Tecnológico de Monterrey we act under the principle of equal opportunities. For this reason, we do not discriminate based on age, ethnic origin, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social condition, state of health, religious beliefs, political doctrine or disability.


Valeria Y. Macías Villarreal

Faculty Recruiter


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