Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Biochemistry

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 20 Oct 2021

A post-doctoral position is open to Brazilians and foreigners in the Research Project entitled “COVID-19: Selection of specific inhibitors for the main protease of Mpro of SARS-CoV-2 by Phage Display”, hosted by Biochemistry Department at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) in Brazil. The candidate received a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in the amount of R$ 7,373.10 monthly for 8 months, and a Technical Reserve equivalent to 10% of the annual scholarship amount to cover unforeseen expenses related to the research activity.

Candidates should send email by October 20, 2021 to astanaka10@unifesp.br with the following documents: one-page motivation letter, Curriculum Vitae, three (3) letters of recommendation. Selected candidates will be contacted by email for an interview schedule.

Minimum Requirements: (i) PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology and biological sciences, obtained in the last 3 years; (ii) Experience in molecular biology techniques, mainly in expression of recombinant proteins; (iii) Proven experience in protein purification and characterization; (iv) Experience in phage display system will be considered; (v) Excellent English writing skills for helping in manuscripts writing and experience in other countries will be considered; (vi) Candidates must be exceptionally motivated, able to work independently, but with a strong ability to work in teams.

More information about the fellowship is at: fapesp.br/oportunidades/4576 .


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