Post-doctoral Fellowship in Neuroscience

Country: Brazil;

City: São Paulo

Vacancy added: 28.05.2019

Employer: São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Resumes due: 15.06.2019

 

Field of knowledge: Biochemistry

FAPESP process: 2018/15571-7

Project title: Mapping the progression of Subjective Cognitive Decline to Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's disease dementia with multimodal biomarkers

Working area: Neuroscience - Molecular Biology

Number of places: 1

Principal investigator: Marcio Balthazar

Unit/Institution: FCM / Unicamp

Deadline for submissions: 2019-06-15

Publishing date: 2019-05-14

Locale: Rua Vital Brasil, 251, Cidade Universitária, Campinas

E-mail for proposal submission: mbalth@unicamp.br

Summary

A Post-doctoral position is available in Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology Group at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), São Paulo State, Brazil. 

Our research program is focused on blood and cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of Subjective Cognitive Decline and Mild Cognitive Impairment, with the aim of analyzing predictors of cognitive decline and verifying correlations with other multimodal biomarkers in these groups of individuals. The ideal candidate will have experience in ELISA, flow citometry and other immunoassays based on Luminex. Biologists and pharmacists with PhD in Neuroscience are preferred.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, brief research statement, relevant publications, and contact details for two academic references.

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.

 
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