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Call for Applications: FAPESP’s Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position for International Candidates


 

Deadline:  Any time of year.

Describtion

FAPESP’s Post-Doctoral fellowship is aimed at distinguished researchers with a recent doctorate degree and a successful research track record. The fellowship enables the development of research within higher education and research institutions located in the State of São Paulo. 

FAPESP’s Post-Doctoral Fellowship are granted for 24 months and can be renewed for 12 months. When associated with FAPESP funded larger projects (e.g. Thematic Projects, RIDCs, Young Investigator Awards and the Biota Program), fellowships can last up to 48 months, provided it is within the term of the project to which it is linked.

Eligibility

The candidates for these post-doctoral fellowships should have completed their doctoral programs no more than seven years prior to application and the proposed research project should be strongly linked to the work being developed by the proposed host group in Sao Paulo.

  1.  The candidate should have concluded a doctorate less than seven years before the beginning of the PD fellowship.
  2.  The fellowship demands full time dedication to the research project (except under conditions outlined in resolution PR Nº 13/2009, 15 July 2009).
  3.  The fellowship holder may not hold any formal or informal employment nor receive, during the term of the fellowship, a fellowship from another entity, salary or remuneration deriving from the exercise of activities of whatever nature (except under conditions outlined in the decree PR Nº 13/2009, 15 July 2009).

Supervisor’s requirements

  1. The supervisor should hold the title of doctor or an equivalent qualification, as well as competence and productivity in research in the area of the submitted project, as judged by his career history, as well as availability, measured by the work regime and the current number of students under supervision.
  2.  The supervisor should be formally attached to a research institution in the State of São Paulo.
  3.  FAPESP does not award any fellowships in situations where the supervisor has a close family relationship with the candidate. It is understood that a close family relationship represents a situation of potential conflict of interest, which compromises the indispensable impartial perception in the analysis of fellowship holder’s qualifications and performance.
  4.  To provide merit reviews, free of charge, when requested by FAPESP on projects within his/her specialty and within the time frames established by the Foundation.
  5.  To be up-to-date with FAPESP (handing in reviewed proposals, delivery of scientific reports and submission of accounts) or risk having funds freezed.

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