PDRA in Oncolytic Viruses for Precision Veterinary Oncology

    • Application Deadline
      07 August 2024
    • Job Salary
      £16,650 FAPESP fellowship of R$ 9.318,90/month for 36 months extensive to 48 months.
    • Contact Name
      Heidge Fukumasu, DVM, PhD

    The Laboratory of Comparative and Translational Oncology at University of Sao Paulo announces the opening of applications for a postdoctoral position in the field of Development of Innovative Therapies for Veterinary Oncology.

    This call aims to attract highly qualified and motivated researchers to contribute significantly to the advancement of research on the development of recombinant oncolytic viruses based on reverse genetics for Precision Veterinary Oncology.

    1. Requirements
    • Ph.D. in molecular biology or related fields, completed within the last seven years.
    • Proven experience in molecular biology of recombinant viruses with specific abilities such as genetic modification of viruses, reverse genetics, molecular cloning, DNA/RNA sequencing, and related areas.
    • Relevant publications in the field.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

    2. Activities
    • Develop and conduct research projects in the field of Innovative Therapies and Precision Medicine.
    • Publish research results in high-impact journals.
    • Participate in group meetings and collaborate with other researchers.
    • Supervise undergraduate and graduate students when applicable.

    3. Benefits
    • Scholarship for 36 months, with the possibility of extension up to 48 months (R$ 9.318,90/month ~ 1,760 USD/month).
    • Access to laboratories and resources at the University of Sao Paulo.
    • Opportunities for collaboration with renowned researchers in the field.

    4. Applications
    Interested candidates should send the following documents to by August 7, 2024:
    • Cover letter highlighting their qualifications and motivation for the position.
    • Updated Curriculum Vitae.
    • Copy of the Ph.D. diploma.
    • Two letters of recommendation.

    5. Selection Process
    The selection will be conducted in two stages:
    1. Document Review: Evaluation of submitted documents.
    2. Interview: Candidates selected in the first stage will be invited to an interview with the evaluation committee.

    6. Timeline
    • Application deadline: August 7, 2024.
    • Announcement of document review results: August 12, 2024.
    • Interviews: August 12-17, 2024.
    • Final result: August 20, 2024.

    7. Final Provisions
    • The candidate's application implies the acceptance of the rules of this call.
    • The omitted cases will be resolved by the evaluation committee.
    • Additional information can be obtained by email at .

    Pirassununga, Sao Paulo State, Brazil
    June 7th 2024

    Heidge Fukumasu, DVM, PhD
    Associate Professor, Head Researcher
    University of Sao Paulo

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