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Doctoral Fellowship

Job in Sorocaba - Brazil
Full Time position
Listed on 2018-07-20
Salary 7174.8 BRL Monthly
Job specializations:
  • Agriculture
    Sustainable Agriculture, Agronomy
  • Research/Development
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Post-doctoral Fellowship in Brazil
The thematic project “Environmental effects of the pasture-sugarcane conversion and pasture intensification”, with funding from FAPESP, is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. The project is led by the researcher Janaína Braga do Carmo (Federal University of São Carlos – UFSCAR).
Position Requirements
Candidates must have a PhD in Crop Production, Soil Science or Microbiology and experience in conducting field experiments and focus on the measurement of greenhouse gas emissions from soil in agricultural areas and processes involved in the nitrogen and carbon cycles.
The candidate will contribute with analysis and integration of results generated for publication in high impact journals. Advanced level in Portuguese is mandatory, as the person might have to interact with field workers. Fluency in English is also required. Some knowledge about sugarcane crop and production is desirable. The candidate must have a record of publications in specialized journals with high impact factor.
The candidate must be available to move immediately to Sorocoba SP, where part of the project will be developed (Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR), Rodovia João Leme dos Santos (SP-264), km 110, Bairro do Itinga, Brazil).
Required Language Skills:
  • Portuguese - Good
  • English - Very good
Additional Information / Benefits
To apply, the candidate needs to send an application letter explaining qualifications and interest in the Project, copy of an up to date curriculum (Súmula curricular), a certified copy of the PhD diploma, and two letters of recommendation addressed to: (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)

Deadline for applications is August 1, 2018.
The postdoc fellowship is open to Brazilian and foreign scholars. The person selected will receive a postdoctoral fellowship award of R$ 7,174.80 per month for 24 months (can be renewed for another 12 months).
More information is available at
Contact Information
Contact Name: The São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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