Maternal and Infant Health Postdoctoral Fellowship



The MINA Study is a population-based birth cohort study of children born between July 2015 and July 2016 of mothers resident in the municipality of Cruzeiro do Sul, AC, Brazil. The overall objective of the study is to identify early determinants to promote infant growth and development with prevention of morbidities and nutritional deficiencies. Further details of the MINA Study can be found atthe URL below. Activities of the candidate: The candidate will be responsible for coordinating the follow-up activities of the participants of the MINA study. His/her work will include the maintenance of the flow of data entry in the study server, performing statistical analyses and bibliographic review. The candidate is expected to demonstrate knowledge, skills and competencies in the coordination of the fieldwork of epidemiological studies as well as experience in statistical analysis and interpretation of results. Selective process: The position is open internationally. The selection process will have two phases: (1) Evaluation of the candidates´ profile through the analysis of the documents sent (eliminatory phase); (2) Interviews with the candidates (in person or by video conference). The result will be announced by e-mail at the end of the selection process. Registration: Registrations will be received exclusively by e-mail, with documents attached in PDF format, for Dr. Alicia Matijasevich (email below) with the subject “Post-Doctoral Position FAPESP” The documents required for registration are: (1) Curriculum lattes (Brazilian candidates) or Curriculum Vitae (non-Brazilian candidates); (2) Copy of the PhD Certificate; (3) Letter explaining the interest in the position and the qualifications to participate in the project; (4) Two letters of recommendation.

Other Criteria

Requirements: (1) PhD with training in Public Health; (2) Experience in data analysis using the Stata statistical program or similar (SAS, R); (3) Proficiency in Portuguese and English (reading, writing, speaking); (4) Full-time dedication to the project; (5) Experience in the preparation of reports and scientific articles; (6) The candidate must be available to start the postdoctoral fellowship once the FAPESP Granting Agreement has been signed


R$ 7.373,10

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The selected candidate will receive a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from FAPESP for a period of 12 months, with possibility of additional extension for 12 months. More details on the FAPESP Post-Doctoral Fellowship can be found online.

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