Technical Training Fellowship in Vaccines and Diagnostics

Aug 04, 2019
Aug 16, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
One position for a Technical Training (Level 3) fellow is available at the Microbiology Department of the University of São Paulo's Biomedical Sciences Institute (ICB-USP), in São Paulo, Brazil. The fellowship, which will be granted by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), has a duration of 17 months.
The selected candidate will be trained to produce recombinant Zika virus proteins in prokaryote system and to purify them by liquid chromatography. The training will also be extended to mouse immunization and analysis of immune response after administration of vaccine formulations composed of purified proteins.

• Degree in Biology, Biomedicine, Pharmacy or Chemistry (no failures in your academic records and no employment relationship);
• Basic concepts in chemistry and microbiology;
• Knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
• Ability to work as part of a team;
• Commitment and organization;
• Experience with preparing solutions.

• Prepare solutions;
• Be in charge of routine, maintenance and cleaning of the work area and glassware;
• Receive training on equipment use, chemical reagents and animal handling for experiments;
• Conduct experiments;
• Include data in the laboratory notebook;
• Collaborate with all laboratory members in multi-disciplinary projects;
• Some other project-related tasks may be required from time to time.

Applications that do not fulfill the requirements will not be considered.

The scholarship is R$ 1,228.40 for 40 hours / week (the scholarship value will be proportional to the number of weekly hours) and is available for 17 months.

IMPORTANT - The duration of the TT-3 scholarship will be deducted from future Master Scholarship or Direct Doctorate.

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