1. – Name of the Institute:
INSTITUTO DE PESCA
2. – Description of the Institute, specific area of interest and funding source
The mission of the Instituto de Pesca is related to the responsibility of the use of living aquatic resources through the development of technology for sustainable aquaculture and fisheries, as well as the improvement of the quality of human life. Our facilities include laboratories and experimental aquaculture ponds for trials. The current researches interests include the development of vaccines for aquaculture, based on innovative techniques and scientific demand of knowledges. Therefore, we are looking for a dedicate young researcher qualified to develop vaccines with high efficacy for fish.
The Project will be funded by São Paulo Research Foundation – FAPESP (www.fapesp.br/en), through its Young Investigator Award Program (http://fapesp.br/en/4479). The award will be provided as a Research Grant with the maximum duration of 48 months. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP Young Investigator Fellowship in the amount of R$ 8.152,20 monthly free of Income Taxes. The peer reviewed Project of the selected Young Investigator may receive a Research Grant as described in: http://fapesp.br/en/4479.
3. Position Summary and required experience:
3.1. Position Summary and expected research focus.
The research focus is related to the following topics:
3.2. Your profile and required skills:
PhD in Biological, Veterinary or Animal Science (Molecular biology/Biochemistry/Microbiology), with experience in vaccine studies, fish immunology, histopathology, microbiology and development of specific trials with fish. Fish experiments trials experience (LD50, infection challenge) and abilities to assembly of systems for experimental infection testing (aquarium, water quality parameters control and fish management). Language skills: English, Spanish and/or Portuguese.
4.- Application, documents and dates
Please submit your application electronically, including a motivation letter (200 words MAX), curriculum vitae (04 pages MAX) and three recommendation letters file to Instituto de Pesca (email@example.com). The closing date for applications is January 31, 2019. The applicants should send their résumé (in pdf) showing his/her experience and highlithting his/her publications in indexed scientific journals according to FAPESP instructions (short CV FAPESP instructions – http://www.fapesp.br/en/6351). The application should also include a short (300 words MAX) research proposal relevant to the area of interest of this position. Please send ALL the information as SINGLE .pdf file.
The candidates’ curriculum, with proven experience on the topics described above and the submitted research proposal are key elements in the selection process. The candidate will receive an e-mail informing if he/she was pre-selected for this position by firstname.lastname@example.org. The pre-selected candidates will be asked to submit a full research Project by March 31, 2019 and the final decision will be posted in www.pesca.sp.gov.br by May 15, 2019.Continue reading