University of Sao Paulo Postdoctoral Fellowships in Brazil, 2017


University of Sao Paulo is pleased to call for applications from qualified and interested candidates for 2 postdoctoral fellowship position in sao paulo brazil. Brazilian citizens too are also encouraged to apply for this program


The University of Sao Paulo is a public university in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. It is the largest Brazilian public university and the country’s most prestigious educational institution, the best university in Ibero-America,[5][6] and holds a high reputation among world universities, being ranked 51-60 worldwide in reputation by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: In the context of the Thematic Project “Thinking Goa. A Singular Library  in Portuguese” these callings refer to the periodical press in Goa:

  • Cultural and Literary Periodical Press in Margão in Mid-Nineteenth Century
  • Cultural Periodical Press from Goa around 1961

Scholarship Award: The selected candidate will receive a Postdoctoral stipend from FAPESP, during a period of 12 months (R$ 6819,30 monthly, free of taxes, c. 2000 Dollars) and additional funding for travels and research, if approved by Fapesp.

Number of Scholarships: The 2 Fellowships are based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Scholarship can be taken in Brazil

Eligibility: The candidate should have the following abilities:

  • Autonomy and experience to develop the research.
  • Interest in working in a team, helping and supervising projects by young researchers.
  • Participate and help (at scientific and executive levels) in the organization of the meetings and other events of the research group.
  • Hand in all the reports requested by FAPESP.
  • Devote himself full time to the development of the research project (the fulfillment of the activities demanded by the scholarship, that does not constitute a regular employment, must be previously analyzed by FAPESP through a formal request based on the terms of PR No 13/2009

Nationality: Citizens of Brazil are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:

  • They should have obtained his PhD degree less than seven years ago.
  • They should be proficient in both Portuguese and English.
  • They should be familiar with handling and working with the periodical press.
  • They should be able to reside next to University of São Paulo, Brazil.
  • They should be available to begin his post-doctoral research soon after the process of selection is concluded

How to Apply: The candidate should send the following documents as PDF files:

  • A letter in which the candidate justifies his interest in the position and in which he states his qualifications for the realization of the project.
  • A copy of his updated Curriculum Vitae.
  • A copy of his PhD diploma or PhD certificate.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 25, 2017.

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