PostDoctorate Fellowship / Butantan Institute – Computational Biology : São Paulo, Brazil“Modeling and simulation of metabolic and signaling pathways involved in triggering and progression of cell cycle”.
Candidates should demonstrate strong expertise in one of the following areas and be familiar with the others: i) mathematical and computational modeling using differential equations; ii) statistical modeling including Bayesian and Boolean networks; iii) statistical analysis and experimental design; iv) computer programming applied to experimental analyzes (candidates should mention computer languages and software with which they have experience). The applicants should have genuine interest in biology problems and familiarity with the following techniques is also desirable: gene expression analysis by DNA microarray, RNAseq and RT-PCR; proteome analysis by Western blot and mass spectrometry; cell cycle analysis by flow citometry.
PD Fellowships are granted for 24 months and can be renewed for 12 months. , fellowships can last up to 48 months. The Post-Doctorate fellowship includes a monthly stipend and research contingency funds. a) The stipend of the FAPESP post-doctoral fellowship is R$ 5.908,80.( ± USD 2600.00). b) The Research Contingency Funds are intended for use in activities developed by the Fellowship holder, strictly related to the fellowship research project, during the term of the fellowship. The funds are equivalent to 15 per cent of the annual value of the fellowship. Together with the Scientific Report, the Fellowship holder should report on the use of the Research Contingency Funds. This Report should be approved by the Supervisor. The fellowship demands full time dedication to the research project.
c) Installation financial assistance:
Those who need to move to the city where is located the headquarters of the research institution may request the benefit Installation financial assistance, comprising:
- One (1) additional monthly fee to be paid along with the first month of the fellowship;
- Transportation costs, if any displacement by distance exceeding 350 km (three hundred and fifty kilometers) -see http://www.fapesp.br/en/5427.
Candidates must send, until September 27, 2013, curriculum vitae, names of three references and a cover letter describing research interests and accomplishments to Dr. Hugo Armelin (firstname.lastname@example.org), cc. eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%70%61%75%6c%61%2e%6d%65%6c%63%6f%70%40%62%75%74%61%6e%74%61%6e%2e%67%6f%76%2e%62%72%22%3e%70%61%75%6c%61%2e%6d%65%6c%63%6f%70%40%62%75%74%61%6e%74%61%6e%2e%67%6f%76%2e%62%72%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')) .
Address: BUTANTAN INSTITUTE > Applied Toxinology Lab (LETA) - Av. Vital Brasil, 1500 - São Paulo, SP - Brazil
Grant 2013/07467-1, São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).