Post-doctoral Fellowship in Plant Molecular Biology

FAPESP - São Paulo Research Foundation



Position type:

Full time

04 Jan 2018
26 Jan 2018

Full details:

Reference number: EUR-267622

A post-doctoral position is available to work on the Thematic Project “Signaling and regulatory network studies associated to the Energy Cane”, under supervision of Prof. Helaine Carrer, at the Genomics and Molecular Biology of Plants, College of Agriculture (ESALQ), University of São Paulo, Brazil. 

Candidates should hold a PhD in Plant Biochemistry, Genetic and Molecular Biology, Agronomy, or a related field. Experience in Plant Biochemistry and molecular biology is desired, and experience in basic tools of bioinformatics, cloning vector constructions, plant genetic transformation (preferentially grasses), and quantitative PCR is expected. Proficiency in English is recommended. Candidates will develop research involving expression analysis of target genes identified in the regulatory network involved in fiber and lignin biosynthesis to improve energy cane. 

Applications will be accepted until January 26th, 2018. 

The FAPESP PD fellowship consists of a stipend of R$ 7.174,80/month, plus 15% of the annual value of the stipend is for technical reserve funds, which can be used to cover expenses directly related to the development of the research project. More information about the FAPESP PD fellowship program can be found at


Eligible destination country/ies for fellows: Brazil

Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence: All

Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies: All

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