Opportunities

  • Postdoctoral Position – FAPESP

A 48-month postdoctoral position is available at the Department of Internal Medicine of the Ribeirão Preto Medical School of the University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. The researcher will develop the project titled: “Genotyping of Trypanosoma cruzi in samples from patients with Chronic Chagas’ Heart Disease’’. Development of scientific capability in the Medicsl School of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo”. To do so, the Laboratory of Imunoparasitology, led by Preofessor Dr João Santana Silva, is seeking for a highly motivated Post-Doctoral individual. The Laboratory is located in the Department Biochemistry and Immunology, Ribeirao Preto Medical School from the University of Sao Paulo (FMRP-USP), Ribeirao Preto, Brazil. Successfully applicants can be funded for up to 4 years by the São Paulo Research Foundation – FAPESP.

Applicants must be exceptionally motivated, innovative, that should be able to work independently and in a collaborative team setting. The ideal candidate must have a PhD degree and background in the fields of Cell Biology, Biochemistry or Infectious Diseases. Prior experience in techniques such as Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Immunoparasitology is necessary. Have experience in genetic variability of Trypanosoma cruzi, genotyping and DTU’s.

Applicants should submit the application by 30/08/2018 (including a cover letter, CV and 2 recommendation letters) to Prof. Dr. João S. Silva:  salajoao@fmrp.usp.br

Summary of the subproject, that is part of the thematic project supported by FAPESP, under coordination of Prof. Dr. J. Antonio Marin-Neto, entitled: Research on etiopathogeny, physiopathology and therapeutics in humans and experimental models of Chagas disease cardiomyopathy.