Post-doctoral Fellowship in Physiotherapy

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    FAPESP - São Paulo Research Foundation
    Medical sciences
    Established Researcher (R3)
    08/11/2018 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
    Brazil › Ribeirão Preto
    To be defined


The Ribeirão Preto Medical School of University of São Paulo, Brazil - is offering one post-doctoral scholarship in Migraine Research. The scholarship is a full-time position and it would last at least 9 months, supported by the São Paulo Research Foundation-FAPESP, process number: 2015/18031-5.

The research project entitled “Association study of clinical, functional and neuroimaging in women with migraine” aims to investigate the musculoskeletal impairment in women with migraine and its association with brain alterations. This study would contribute to understand the etiology of the balance impairments and the association between chronicity and neck strength.

The fellow will be inserted in the project "Maximum strength and electromyographic activity evaluation of cervical musculature in migraine and chronic migraine: a controlled study". The aim of this study is to measure the maximum force of cervical flexors and extensors and to verify muscle activation patterns during cervical movements and during submaximal activity and cervical movements in healthy individuals and individuals with episodic and chronic migraine. You can find more information regarding the research project at: http://www.bv.fapesp.br/en/auxilios/93894.

For information regarding the candidate requirements and scholarship benefits, please go to http://fapesp.br/en/postdoc. Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. in the last seven years.

Candidates must apply for this position until November 8th, 2018 through e-mail (deborabg@fmrp.usp.br).

Documents required: CV and Letter of Interest.

Selective process: The selection process will be carried out by a team composed of 3 (three) professors linked to the Thematic Project. The evaluation of the candidates will consist of the curricular analysis of the candidate.

Disclosure of results: The result of this process will be announced until November 9th, 2018.

This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP’s Post-Doctoral fellowship 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 in items directly related to the research activity. 

More information about the fellowship is at: http://www.fapesp.br/oportunidades/2433/


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
Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto-USP
São Paulo
Ribeirão Preto
Av Bandeirantes, 3900, Jd Monte Alegre

EURAXESS offer ID: 347602
Posting organisation offer ID: 2433


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