[Coral-List] Post doctoral position in Brazil

Marcos Barbeitos msbarbeitos at gmail.com
Mon May 16 11:22:28 EDT 2016

The Zoology Department of the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR),
located in Curitiba, Brazil, is seeking a Postdoctoral Research
Associate to work on any project of his/her interest within the
broader discipline of Zoology. Interfaces with research projects
conducted by department Pis are desirable, but not mandatory.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with strong
publication record and good communication skills. A PhD in any area is
acceptable, provided that the track-record demonstrates the candidate
ability to publish in the areas of Ecology, Systematics and/or
Evolution, with emphasis on animal-oriented systems.

Proficiency in Portuguese is not required, but candidates must be
fluent in either English or Spanish. The successful applicant will be
required to offer one discipline per year. Appointment renewals will
be evaluated on a yearly basis up to 5 years. The scholarship is R$
4,100.00 per month, tax free. Up to R$ 12,000/annum may be available
every year to cover research expenses, depending on fund availability.

Application deadline is May 25th 2016.

Follow the links below for application instructions in Portuguese and English.



Curitiba is a beautiful, multicultural city that ranks consistently
among the top ten cities to live in Brazil. Surrounded by lush
Atlantic Forest, it enjoys easy access to an international airport and
it is linked by major highways to the scenic beaches of Paraná and
Santa Catarina states. UFPR is a centenary institution and one of the
top Brazilian research universities.

Further inquiries should be directed to Dr. Lilian Manica
(lilianmanica at gmail.com) or Dr. Rodrigo Feitosa
(rsmfeitosa at gmail.com).

Marcos S. Barbeitos

Departamento de Zoologia - Sala 360
Setor de Ciências Biológicas
Universidade Federal do Paraná
Caixa Postal 19020
Curitiba, PR 81531-990

Phone: (55 41) 3361-1634

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