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University of São Paulo INCOR Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Brazil

University of São Paulo INCOR Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Brazil

The Bioengineering Laboratory of the Heart Institute (INCOR) at University of São Paulo is looking applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher Fellow Program. The vacancy is open to Brazilians and foreigners.

Founded in 1963, The Heart Institute established by the noted cardiovascular surgeon and professor (Dr. Euryclides de Jesus Zerbini) of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of São Paulo.

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A fine offer to get a position with a monthly fund in Brazil.

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Why at the University of São Paulo? USP is the major institution of higher learning and research in Brazil and responsible for educating a large part of the Brazilian Masters and PhD’s.

Application Deadline: August 21, 2019, 23:59 – Europe/Brussels

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of São Paulo
  • Department: Heart Institute, Bioengineering Laboratory
  • Course Level: Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Field of Knowledge: Engineering
  • Award: R$ 7,373.10 monthly and a research contingency fund
  • Nationality: International
  • The program can be taken in Brazil


  • Eligible Countries: This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in the areas of computational biomechanics, fluid dynamics, finite element analysis or materials sciences applied to ventricular assist devices and heart valves.
  • Admissible Criteria: Preferred qualifications include experience in computational modelling, knowledge of programming languages Python, C/C++ or Linux, finite element analysis (ANSYS, HyperMesh), CFD (FLUENT), optimization theory and soft tissue biomechanics.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Those interested parties in the position are requested to send a resume and letter of interest [email protected] (Ref.: Biomechanics POS DOC)
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum degree – PhD, B.S in mechanical engineering/ materials/polymer science and/or computational science/bioengineering or related field.
  • Language Requirement: Must be excellent in English proficiency (writing and reading).


  • The candidate is expected to work both independently and within a small team starting September 1st, 2019 (12 months).
  • The selected candidate will receive a Post-Doctoral fellowship funded by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in the amount of R$ 7,373.10 monthly and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 15% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent on items directly related to the research activity.

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