The University of São Paulo (USP), the State University of Campinas (Unicamp), the State University of São Paulo (UNESP) and the French Consulate in São Paulo launched a call for their chair programme to host professors and/or researchers from French educational and research institutions in one of these three universities in São Paulo. The program is built in a spirit of reciprocity, also welcoming a professor from the Brazilian university at the partner institution in France.
For French applicants, the eligible candidates are: 'Professeurs des Universités', 'Maîtres de conférences', 'Chargés de recherche', 'Directeurs de recherche', or 'Researchers'. There is no need of French nationality. The "Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches" (HDR) will be considered as a prime criterion. For Brazilian applicants, full and associate professors of the 3 universities are eligible.
DURATION for French participants: Between 30 to 60 days, between March and December 2020.
DURATION for Brazilian participants: Between 30 to 60 days, until August 2021.
The projects must be sent by 1 December 2019 to the International Relations Offices of the respective universities of São Paulo and the Consulate General of France / IFB in São Paulo:
For USP, the submission must be made through the Sistema Mundus: Edital Cátedras Franco Brasileiras 2020 (https://uspdigital.usp.br/mundus/)
For UNICAMP, the contact is Mrs. Paula de Sena: email@example.com, and Prof. Mariano Laplano
For UNESP, the contact is Prof. José Celso Freire Junior: firstname.lastname@example.org
For the Consulate General of France in São Paulo, the contact is Dr. Alexia Gobrecht: email@example.com