Postdoctoral Scholar Award in Natural and Applied Sciences


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

ID: 7058898
Posted: August 7, 2019
Application Deadline: September 16, 2019

Job Description

Conduct postdoctoral activities in support of the candidate's professional development while advancing the scholarly mission of the host institution. Additionally, the scholar may give periodic seminars in the area of research, and mentor graduate and undergraduate students.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.

Projects are encouraged in all parts of Brazil, not only in large cities. Priority will be given to applicants who locate their projects outside of the urban areas of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

All disciplines are welcome, but these are preferred:
Biological Sciences
Computer Science
Environmental Sciences
Medical Sciences
Physics and Astronomy


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