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Open position as postdoctoral researcher at the University of São Paulo (USP)-Brazil

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The Department of Pathology of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at the University of São Paulo (USP)-Brazil is looking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher (m/f) to support their experimental hepatology research.

Job description

  • You will be involved in the “CONNECT” project, funded by the “Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo” (FAPESP), which investigates the potential of connexin and pannexin channels as drug targets and biomarkers in liver disease.
  • Your scientific work should result in several manuscripts published in international peer-reviewed journals.
  • You will assist in the supervision of PhD students.


  • You hold a PhD in veterinary sciences, (bio)medical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences or equivalent.
  • You are a dynamic and flexible person.
  • You are able to work independently, yet as team member, and accurately.
  • You have a good knowledge of the English language both written and oral.
  • Knowledge of the Portugese language is an asset.


  • A young, dynamic and stimulating work environment with access to state-of-the-art technology.
  • A 2-year contract as a full-time postdoctoral researcher at the USP in São Paulo-Brazil renewable in case of a positive evaluation (4 years in total).
  • Possibility to present your research results at (inter)national conferences.

Contact persons

  • Prof. Mathieu Vinken

Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels-Belgium
Tel: 0032 2 477 45 87
E-mail: mvinken[at]vub[dot]ac[dot]be

  • Prof. Bruno Cogliati

Department of Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, USP, Av. Prof. Dr. Orlando Marques de Paiva 87, 05508-900 Sao Paulo-Brazil
Tel: 0055 11 3091 1200
E-mail: bcogliati[at]usp[dot]br


Please send your application file in English by e-mail to Prof. Mathieu Vinken and Prof. Bruno Cogliati. The application file must contain your Curriculum Vitae and a motivation letter.

Last changed: 04/22/2014