PostDoc Position, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

General Information: The Laboratory of Public Health Entomology – Systematics at the University of Sao Paulo, , seeks a highly motivated and productive postdoctoral researcher to work on a FAPESP Tematico-funded research (grant no. 2014/26229-7) on malaria vector mosquitoes in rural settlements in the Brazilian Amazon.

Funding is available for a minimum of 1 year, and may be extended upon both mutual and FAPESP agreement. Preference will be given to candidates with a high probability of applying for and obtaining independent funding; for example through the TDR/WHO or other funding agencies.

The starting date is flexible, and the position will remain open until filled. For primary consideration, applicants should apply by March 17, 2016. Informal inquiries are welcomed, prior to formal application.

Information is also available at FAPESP website http://www.fapesp.br/en/5427

Qualifications: Those interested must have a doctorate and experience in phylogenetic systematics and related fields, as well as excellent knowledge of molecular techniques used in and population of insect vectors. skills and will be of great importance.

Responsibilities: The position requires an individual with a PhD and experience in phylogenetic systematics and related fields. Outstanding molecular, computational and statistics skills are particularly advantageous. It is expected the candidate collaborates in discipline, field work in Brazil, and training undergraduate and graduate students in molecular techniques employed in systematics.

Instructions: To apply, please send the following:

1.      A Curriculum Vitae
2.      Names of 3 referees willing to provide a letter of recommendation upon request
3.      A brief statement of how your research goals fit with research of Culicidae lab
4.      A brief statement of interest, ideas, and qualifications for independent grant applications

E-mail applications are preferred: masallum@usp.br

Mailed applications are also acceptable to:
Maria Anice Mureb Sallum
Faculdade de Saude Publica
Universidade de Sao Paulo
Avenida Doutor Arnaldo 715 sala 210
01246-904 Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brasil

Compensation: R$ 6,143.40/~USD1,537.83 monthly
ContactN: Maria Anice Sallum
ContactEmasallum@usp.br
Reviews Start: 02/27/2016
Apps Close: 03/17/2016

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