Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Zoology

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 07 Sep 2020

The project will aim to describe and illustrate naupliar stages and elaborate an interspecific identification key of penaeids shrimps (Dendrobranchiata: Penaeidae) inhabiting the coast of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The project is headquartered by the Faculty of Sciences of the São Paulo State University (FC-UNESP) in Bauru.

Applicants should have obtained the PhD degree (Zoology or related areas) during the last five years and must have a curriculum that demonstrates experience to develop the present project. It is recommended that the candidate present at least 10 published articles in the last five years, adhering to the major research area – morphology and zoology of Recent Groups: Decapoda. Applicants must have proven experience in the field through the publications of scientific articles (at least one article as the first author) and a doctoral Thesis completed in the contest area or similar areas, both including aspects about the morphological description of the decapods larvae; candidates must have skills in collecting marine shrimp and demonstrate it through published articles.

When registering by email, the candidate must present: research project, related to the theme of the project, with a maximum of 10 pages, in Portuguese or English, containing: brief introduction, hypotheses and objectives, methodology, schedule and bibliography. Curriculum vitae Lattes/CNPq format or similar; two letters of recommendation and a letter containing a brief account of professional experience.

This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities. 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 15% 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: fapesp.br/oportunidades/3812 .


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