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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Molecular Biology

Posted by: Glycoproteomics Laboratory

Posted date: Nov-11-2021

Location: Brazil, Sao Paulo, SP

A postdoc position is available at the GlycoProteomics Laboratory (University of São Paulo, Biomedical Sciences Institute, Department of Parasitology) in São Paulo, Brazil. The main goal of the project associated with this position is the functional analysis of protein glycosylation in the Trypanosoma cruzi infection of host cells.

Candidates must have completed the PhD no longer than 7 years ago and they must have experience in Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology and Parasitology.

It is required that the candidate is able to perform: a) T. cruzi cell culture and host cells infection; b) CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in T. cruzi; c) Protein overexpression in T. cruzi; d) RT-qPCR; e) Drug assays associated with end-point readout.

It is desirable that the candidate is able to perform: a) genetic and pharmacological manipulation of PTMs-dependent signaling pathways; b) Immunofluorescence microscopy; c) Antibody generation and purification; d) Cloning of recombinant proteins.

Candidates should send the following documents to palmisano.gp(at)usp.br, with subject Curriculum Molecular Biology Postdoc:

a. Curriculum vitae;
b. Interest letter, mentioning why the candidate is interested in this position;
c. Two names to contact for reference (from researchers and professors that worked with the candidate for more than 8 months considering the last 5 years.

This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationality. The selected candidate will receive a Post-Doctoral fellowship from the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in the amount of R$ 7,373.10 monthly and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 10% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent in items directly related to the research activity.

More information about the fellowship is at: https://fapesp.br/oportunidades/modificacoes_pos-traducionais_nos_pro cessos_biologicos_e_no_diagnostico_da_do enca_de_chagas:_novas_abordagens_metodol ogicas_e_implicacoes_biologicas/4655/
Job Title Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Molecular Biology
Post Details
Email palmisano.gp(at)usp.br
Employer's Website sites.usp.br
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Molecular Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Brazil, Sao Paulo, SP
Key Words Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology, Parasitology
Start Date January 30th
Salary R$ 7373
Deadline Dec-10-2021