Post-doctoral fellowship in Soil Microbiology

Sep 04, 2017
Oct 02, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
This vacancy is sought for an independent and proactive microbiologist. Knowledge in soil microbiology, analysis of anti-oxidant enzymes and development of microbial formulations is essential. It is also necessary to have knowledge in molecular biology techniques, with skills in culture-independent analyzes (especially those related to large-scale sequencing), and bioinformatics.

How to Apply

Applications will be made exclusively by e-mail, with the documentation attached. Applications should be directed to Dr. Itamar S Melo (, copied to Dr. Fernando Andreote ( until September 30th, 2017. For application, please attach to the e-mail: i) Motivation Letter, justifying the experience in the theme and issues to be addressed experimentally; ii) Two reference letters; iii) Curriculum with published articles and evidencing the abilities to conduce the project, iv) Abstract of the PhD thesis.
The selection will be made primarily based on the curriculum of the candidates, and further by the personal interviewing process (maximum of 5 candidates selected for this stage), where the abilities in the issues will be verified and also other commonalities will be discussed.
This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP’s Post-Doctoral fellowship in the amount of R$ 7.174,80 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.