Postdoctoral position in Neurocysticercosis: unraveling the molecular mechanisms underlying parasite-host interaction


CEPID BRAINN - Bolsa pos-doc neurocisticercose

We seek a postdoctoral fellow with experience in i) Animal (rodents) manipulation; II)high-throughput techniques such as Next-generation sequencing; III) molecular biology tools for DNA, RNA and protein analysis (qPCR, Sanger Sequencing and Western Blot) and IV) immunofluorescence techniques for the analysis of how the transcriptome of a natural and unnatural host’s brain (single-cells and tissue) adjacent to the cyst changes over the course of infection.

The prospect postdoctoral fellow will work in a large government funded research project in a very dynamic university-based laboratory.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and show good scientific communication skills by having published at least one first authorship paper in peer-reviewed scientific journal in the last three years. Language requirements: proficiency in English, Spanish or Portuguese.

Funds are available for two years. Please send a CV and two recommendation letters to [email protected], until March 3rd, 2020.

This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP’s Post-Doctoral fellowship in the amount of R$ 7.373,10 monthly and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 15% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent in items directly related to the research activity.

More information about the fellowship can be found at: www.fapesp.br/en/.

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Employer will assist with relocation costs.