Post Doctoral Anthropology Fellowship

Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do estado de São Paulo - FAPESP


Post-Doctoral Fellowship Number of places: 1 Field of knowledge: Anthropology Working area: Gender and intersectionalities, Mobilities, Migration Project title: GEN-MIGRA: Gender, mobilities and migration during and post COVID-19 pandemic – vulnerability, resilience and renewal Principal investigator: Adriana Gracia Piscitelli Unit/ Instituition: Núcleo de Estudos de Gênero – PAGU da Universidade Estadual de Campinas - Unicamp Development agency: Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo - FAPESP

Other Criteria

Candidates must have a background in social sciences, anthropology/sociology/political science, knowledge of feminist literature and intersectional perspectives on gender and migration (international and Brazilian), and proven experience in research and publication with issues linked to migrant trajectories and foreign refugees in Brazil, especially in the city of São Paulo. The 20-month PD scholarship is aimed at carrying out an ethnography in the city of São Paulo aimed at understanding strategies for coping with crises, particularly the COVID-19 health crisis and its economic, housing and occupational effects on the lives of migrants in São Paulo and in their kinship and community networks. Studies will be conducted at the Center for Gender Studies of the University of Campinas (PAGU-UNICAMP), São Paulo state. A first selection will be made considering the documents sent digitally (listed below). After this selection, applicants will be informed about the date of an interview that aims to provide additional elements for writing an action plan, to be sent remotely. The selection will be completed after the evaluation of this plan. The documents to be sent digitally for the first selection are: 1) Motivation letter, explaining the application's relationship with the applicant's experience; 2) Curriculum; 3) Copy of the doctoral thesis; 4) Copy of publications.


R$ 8,479.20/month

You must be studying in one of the following countries:



June 23rd

You must be from one of the following countries:


Number of Awards


You must be studying one of the following:

Liberal Arts/Humanities and Sociology

Host Institution

Núcleo de Estudos de Gênero PAGU, Universidade Estadual de Campinas


includes a research contingency fund, equivalent to 10% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent in items directly related to the research activity.

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