Post-doctoral Fellowship in Labor Geography

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    FAPESP - São Paulo Research Foundation
    Established Researcher (R3)
    17/10/2018 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
    Brazil › Presidente Prudente-SP
    To be defined


 A post-doctorate scholarship is available at the Labor Studies, Health and Environment Center of the Science and Technology College at UNESP (CETAS/UNESP), in Presidente Prudente Campus, São Paulo State, Brazil.

The vacancy is attached to the Themed Project “Sugarcane Agro-Hydro-Business Mapping and Territorial Analysis at Pontal do Paranapanema-São Paulo-Brazil: Labor Relations, conflicts and ways of land and water usage, and the Environmental Health” (Procedure São Paulo Research Foundation-FAPESP n. 2012/23.959-9), whose general objective it is to develop a critical approach over agro-energy and agro-fuel matters, giving special attention to the expansion and consolidation of the sugarcane agro-industry funds and its impact on water and land usage, and the worker’s health at the Polygon Agro-Hydro-Business context.

The Post-Doctorate Project in which the scholarship owner will be attached to aims, specifically, to resume proposed actions over the work field of the Themed Project, as the deepening on the qualitative analysis from the performed interviews made by the teams, the field work achievement and new deep interviews with key-subjects identified at the proposal analysis.

The scholarship and the technical reserve wage, as well as the FAPESP hiring conditions, are available on the foundation’s webpage (http://www.fapesp.br/en/5427). The length will be limited to the end of the Themed Project validity, which is 31/07/2019.

Skills and Experiences Required 

The requirements to apply for the scholarship are: www.fapesp.br/oportunidades/2425/

(a) To have defended A Geography Doctorate Thesis, focused on Agrarian Geography;
(b) To have experience with qualitative research methodologies, including treatment, analysis and information storage;
(c) To have experience with data base handling;
(d) To hold publishing material on the PhD project area, preferably focused on the work themes, mobility, youth and countryside social movements, over the past 5 years;
(e) To be able to work in group, to be available to contribute with the research group collective activities and, specially, with the present Themed Project. 

Application Required Documents

Until 17/10/2018, the candidates must send the following documents to this email address: tematico.cetas@gmail.com

(a) An updated Curriculum Lates (Brazilians) or an Academic Curriculum (Foreigners);
(b) A Curricular Summary, as described on http://fapesp.br/en/6351;
(c) An Introduction Letter (at a maximum of 2 pages), explaining the candidate’s motivations to apply for the PhD scholarship.

This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP’s Post-Doctoral fellowship in the amount of BRL 7.373,10 monthly and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 15% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent in items directly related to the research activity.

More information about the fellowship is at:

More Information

Eligibility criteria

Eligible destination country/ies for fellows:

  • Brazil

Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence:

  • All

Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies:

  • All

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
São Paulo
Presidente Prudente-SP
Rua Roberto Simonsen, 305 - Bairro Centro Educacional

EURAXESS offer ID: 343757
Posting organisation offer ID: 2425


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