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3 Post-doctoral positions
Center for Metropolitan Studies
University of São Paulo and Brazilian Center of Planning and Analysis, Brazil
Applications: October 21, 2013

The Center for Metropolitan Studies is searching for candidates for 3 (three) post-doctoral positions to be offered with scholarships from Fapesp.

The Center for Metropolitan Studies (CEM) is an interinstitutional research center headquartered at the University of São Paulo (USP) and the Cebrap (the Brazilian Center of Planning and Analysis).

The Selection will be a two-stage process. In the first stage, the candidate’s curriculum vitae will be analyzed and their research project scrutinized (see model at[id_materia]=270). The candidate’s profile and academic background will be borne in mind as much as the scientific quality of the presented research proposal.

The relevance of the candidate’s research proposal to CEM main lines of research will also be of fundamental importance. To learn more about projects and ongoing research, see details about the on-going CEPID project at
Candidates shortlisted from the first stage will be called for an interview with the Selection Committee. The final number of candidates selected will depend upon the merits of the proposal and of performance in the interview.

Proposals must be received by October 21, 2013 (whether posted or sent via internet). The results of the first selection will be made known by November 04, 2013, when successful candidates will be announced. The appointment for the interviews will also be scheduled November 11, 2013. Interviews will be held at the Center for Metropolitan Studies (CEM) headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The financial aid for the successful candidates is ready available and depend upon the completion of the scholarship concession process by the research-funding agency, in this case FAPESP.

Proposals may be sent via internet to the CEM’s e-mail address: or by air mail to: Rua Morgado de Mateus 615, Vila Mariana, São Paulo, CEP 04015-902. It is requested that, in the latter case, proposals are sent care of Sra. Mariza Nunes, Secretary of the CEM.

To find out more about the work of the Center for Metropolitan Studies, visit our site at:









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