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Postdoctoral fellowship opportunity FAPESP-Brazil

Posted by: Sao Paulo State University

Posted date: Oct-31-2019

Location: Jaboticabal

We invite applications for a postdoctoral fellowship from FAPESP until April 2021 (about 16 months). The monthly income is R$ 7.373,10 (US$ 1,830.00) ‚ tax-free. This fellowship is associated with the ENDORSE project (Enhancing Diversity to Overcome Resistance Evolution) funded by the Newton Fund, BBSRC, and FAPESP. Prof. Ricardo A Polanczyk is responsible for the project in Brazil in collaboration with UK Principal Investigator Luc Bussi√®re (University of Stirling). Our project studies how diversifying agricultural landscapes and fungal entomopathogens used as pesticides might sustainably prevent resistance evolution.

This Post-Doctoral Fellowship is open to applicants having obtained a doctorate no more than seven years ago. Prospective candidates must have a doctorate in Entomology or a related field; experience with research on biological control and/or microbial pest control and pest resistance is desirable. Activities will be based within the Plant Protection Department, FCAV-UNESP, Jaboticabal, São Paulo state (Brazil), under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Polanczyk, but will also include active collaborations with UK researchers, and feature a secondment to the University of Stirling under the supervision of Dr. Bussière.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Ricardo Antonio Polanczyk (r.polanczyk(at)unesp.br). Interested parties should send a letter of interest, CV and contact information for 2 references to the same address no later than November 15th.
Job Title Postdoctoral fellowship opportunity FAPESP-Brazil
Post Details
Email r.polanczyk(at)unesp.br
Employer's Website http://
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Environmental Science
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Jaboticabal
Key Words postdoc, Entomology, microbial control
Start Date January 1
Salary US$ 1,830.00
Deadline Nov-15-2019