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Post-Doctora Fellowship in Pre-Clinical Trials

  • Contract
  • Brazil
  • Posted 6 months ago

FAPESP - São Paulo Research Foundation

25 Nov 2023
Job Information

FAPESP – São Paulo Research Foundation
Research Field
Researcher Profile
Established Researcher (R3)
Application Deadline
30 Jan 2024 – 23:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract
To be defined
Job Status
Not Applicable
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

One Post-Doctoral Fellowship is available at the Science for Development Center (CCD) “Technological Innovation Platform for Health Emergencies”. One of the CCDs in São Paulo state (Brazil) supported by the São Paulo Research Foundation, the center is coordinated by Prof. Dr. Durvanei Augusto Maria and a team made up of researchers from the Butantan Institute.

The Fellow will work on the subproject entitled “Biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) platform for pre-clinical studies – In vivo experimental Vivarium models for the evaluation of vaccine response”, and his/her activities will be conducted in the Development and Innovation Laboratory – Pre-clinical Network, under the supervision of Dr. Durvanei Augusto Maria.

In this project, the Fellow will

1. Develop translational animal models to study toxicity and safety for vaccines and immunobiologicals;

2. Evaluate the vaccine response in rodent and non-rodent animal models using international standards for non-clinical safety and toxicity studies;

3. Know the standards for the development of non-clinical tests according to international guides, Guideline on Influenza Vaccines – Non-clinical and Clinical Module EMA/CHMP/VWP/457259/2014 and Guideline on non-clinical local tolerance testing of medicinal products – EMA/CHMP/SWP/2145/2000 Rev. 1, Corr. 1* Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP);

4. Knowledge of the assessments of humoral and cellular immunological responses in animal models after stimulation with vaccines and immunobiologicals;

5. Knowledge of sample processing for histopathological processing;

6. Have basic knowledge of embryonic development to assess reproductive toxicity in rodents and non-rodents.

The candidate must have the following training: Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science, Biomedicine, Pharmacy and Biochemistry, and Biology.

Interested parties may apply via email to [email protected] , attaching a letter of interest containing previous experience, motivation and interest in the project topic, as well as information about their technical skills and methodologies and proficiency in English, Lattes CV, and letters of reference from two professors/researchers.

This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationality. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP Post-Doctoral fellowship in the amount of R$ 9,047.40 monthly and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 10% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent on items directly related to the research activity. 
More information about the fellowship is at: .

Additional Information
Eligibility criteria

Eligible destination country/ies for fellows:

  • Brazil

Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence:

  • All

Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies:

  • All

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
Laboratório de Desenvolvimento e Inovação – Rede Pré-clínica / Instituto Butantan
São Paulo
São Paulo
Postal Code
Avenida Vital Brasil, 1500

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São Paulo
São Paulo
R. Pio XI, 1500 – Alto da Lapa
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