Field of knowledge: Nutrition
FAPESP process: 2017/05125-7
Project title: Lifestyle, biochemical and genetic markers, as cardio-metabolic risk factors: 2015 Health Survey of São Paulo
Working area: Nutritional Epidemiology
Number of places: 1
Principal investigator: Regina Mara Fisberg
Unit/Institution: Faculdade de Saúde Pública da USP
Deadline for submissions: 2019-05-25
Publishing date: 2019-05-08
Locale: Av. Dr. Arnaldo, 715, São Paulo
E-mail for proposal submission: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Group of Food Consumption Assessment (GAC) from the School of Public Health, University of São Paulo opens a call for an opportunity to a post-doctoral fellowship funded by São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), in the area of Nutritional Epidemiology, sub-area of Population Nutritional Assessment.
The proposal and necessary requirements
The fellow will be working on the sub-project entitled “Iron and cardio-metabolic risk in individuals living in the city of São Paulo, Brazil: investigation of associations of genetic susceptibility to diabetes type 2, obesity, and cardiovascular diseases”. The proposal aims to investigate the consumption and iron status with cardio-metabolic risk factors in individuals living in the city of São Paulo, considering unique nucleotide polymorphisms associated with the susceptibility of chronic non-communicable diseases: diabetes type 2, obesity, and cardiovascular diseases. The place of work will be at the School of Public Health, University of São Paulo, Brazil.
The position is open for Brazilian and foreigners’ candidates that have obtained a doctoral degree up to 7 (seven) years in the country or abroad, in the area of Nutrition or related areas. The initial proposal was requested for 24 months, with renewal at 12 months after presentation and approval of the scientific report to FAPESP, can be extended for up to 48 months, if approved by FAPESP. Full time dedication on the project is a requirement. More details on requirements for candidates can be found at: http://www.fapesp.br/en/postdoc.
It will be taken into account in the recruitment process; previous certified knowledge in micronutrients analysis, food consumption assessment, biostatistics, population nutritional assessment/nutritional epidemiology, and basic knowledge in genetics, as well as good knowledge in epidemiological database management and analyses, ability to write scientific papers, and fluency in English and Portuguese languages. Moreover, is expected that the fellow has motivation to work independently and as part of a team in a collaborative environment, be proactive and follow the requirements rules established by FAPESP for post-doctoral fellowships (see http://www.fapesp.br/en/postdoc, item 7).
How to apply
The candidates should send an e-mail to Associate Professor Regina Mara Fisberg (email@example.com) between May/13/2019 to May/25/2019, with subject title “Postdoctoral fellowship GAC/USP”. Should attach to the e-mail the following documents:
1. Intention letter (maximum 2 pages) explaining the interest on the fellowship, and including two names and contacts of researchers who can give you references;
2. Curriculum vitae (or Lattes for Brazilian candidates);
3. MyResearchID and/or MyCitation (Google Scholar).
The candidate selection will be done based on documents analysis and possible face-to-face or Skype interviews.
Information about the fellowship
The candidate will receive a postdoctoral fellowship from FAPESP under a monthly stipend of R$ 7,373.10 (Brazilian Real currency) and a Research Contingency Fund equivalent to 15% of annual value of the fellowship to unforeseen expenses directly related to the research activity of the fellow. Additional information can be seen in: http://www.fapesp.br/en/postdoc.
Results of recruitment process
The results of the recruitment process will made available for all candidates by e-mail about one week after the end of the recruitment process.Leer más
|Título||Postdoctoral Fellowship in Population Nutritional Assessment|
|Employer||São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)|
|Job location||R. Pio XI, 1500 - Alto da Lapa, CEP 05468-901 São Paulo/SP|
|Publicado||mayo 9, 2019|
|Fecha límite de solicitud||mayo 25, 2019|
|Tipos de trabajo||Postdoctorado  |
|Campos||Bioestadística,   Nutrición y Dietética,   Bioquímica,   Cardiología,   Genética,   Epidemiología  |