Post-doctoral Fellowship in Parasitology

Updated: 9 months ago
Deadline: 30 Nov 2019

A post-doctoral research position is available in the Laboratory of Tropical Disease at UNICAMP, the University of Campinas in São Paulo State, Brazil, to validate molecular targets essential for hypnozoite maintenance focusing on the search for bioactive compounds against Plasmodium vivax hypnozoites. Candidates should have the following qualifications:

- Recent PhD in biology, medicine, tropical medicine and public health or health sciences;
- Experience in research involving Neglected Tropical Diseases and Malaria;
- Good level of publications, experience in writing of scientific reports and manuscripts;
- Oral and written communication skills (Portuguese and English);
- Experience with Plasmodium drug assays.

Candidate must apply by e-mail attaching the following information:

(i) Curriculum Vitae,
(ii) a list of the lab techniques that the candidate is familiar with,
(iii) a copy of the doctoral degree,
(iv) a letter of recommendation from a professional in the research area who knows the candidate.

The selection process will be carried out by analyzing the applicant's registration documents and also by an interview (SKYPE) of the pre-selected candidates. The result of the selection process will be informed by e-mail.

The selected candidate will receive a one-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in the amount of 7,373.10 reais per month and Technical Reserve equivalent to 15% of the annual value which should be spent in items directly related to the research activity.

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