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Post-doctoral Fellowship in Molecular Biology in Brazil

Posted by: Genoma USP

Posted date: Jun-17-2020

Location: Sao Paulo

The Human Genome Research Center (HUG-CELL) of the University of São Paulos Institute of Biosciences (IB-USP) one of the Research, Innovation andn Dissemination Centers (RIDCs) with funding from FAPESP, the São Paulo Research Foundation has opened a call for application for a postdoc position.

The fellow (under the direct supervision of Prof. Dr. Mayana Zatz) will conduct a project that aims to study protective genetic factors in nonagenarians and centenarians with healthy aging and how they contribute to resistance to the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in some elderly people. Applicants must have experience in virology, cellular and molecular biology with knowledge in molecular biology techniques such as nucleic acid extraction and isolation, analysis of gene expression and human stem cell culture (maintenance, phenotyping and differentiation assays). Previous publications in international scientific journals are also required.

Registrations until 06/30/2020 by e-mail wfalciano(at)ib.usp.br. Please send the following documents:

a) Declaration of interest;
b) Two letters of recommendation;
c) Summary of the doctoral thesis;
d) Curricular summary.

The vacancy is open to Brazilians and foreigners. After selection, the candidate and the research project will be submitted to FAPESP for final approval of the scholarship. The fellow will receive a FAPESP Post-doctoral Scholarship in the amount of R $ 7,373.10 monthly and a Technical Reserve equivalent to 15% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent in items directly related to the research activity.
Job Title Post-doctoral Fellowship in Molecular Biology in Brazil
Post Details
Email wfalciano(at)ib.usp.br
Employer's Website genoma.ib.usp.br
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Sao Paulo
Key Words postdoc, ageing, coronavirus
Start Date 01042020
Salary BRL 7.373,10
Deadline Jun-12-2020