Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Virology


  • Clinical Virology
  • Post Doctoral Position - Academic
  • Research Scientist
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Fellowship

The Retrovirology Laboratory in partnership with the Biobank, both from the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) is selecting a doctoral professional to work in the Thematic Project supported by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) “Investigation of induced elements for the vaccine response in individuals submitted to clinical trials with the ChAdOX 1 nOV-19 vaccine” for an initial period of 12 months, with the possibility of renewal.

The selected professional will work part-time at UNIFESP Biobank to establish quality tests of SARS-CoV-2 positive samples.

Applicants should have completed their doctoral programs no more than seven years prior to application, proven experience in the area of virology, manipulation and culture of primary cells and cell lines, and molecular biology techniques. It is desirable to have previous training in a Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) laboratory.

This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationality. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP Postdoctoral fellowship in the amount of R$ 8,479.20 monthly, and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 10 per cent of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent on items directly related to the research activity.

Please, send a CV and two recommendation letters to both emails and by April 06, 2023.

For more information about this fellowship modality, please visit

Education Requirement:
Doctoral degree
Universidade Federal de São Paulo
Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia
Rua Pedro de Toledo, 781
São Paulo , SP 04039032
Luiz Mário Ramos Janini,