Employment Opportunity


Instituto de Química-Universidade de São Paulo

Type: Postdoctoral

Primary Research Area: Oxidation of Macromolecules and Biomarkers

Location: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Salary Range: $20,001 - $30,000

Submit CV, Resume or Application By: March 2, 2021


A full-time, FAPESP-funded postdoctoral position is available at the laboratory of Biochemistry of Oxidants and Radicals at the Chemistry Institute USP, São Paulo, Brazil. The project aims to characterize protein cross-links produced by oxidative processes in vitro and in biological samples, investigating the role of these modifications in protein dysfunction, oligomerization and aggregation. The project will take place in the highly collaborative environment of the RIDC Redoxoma (http://redoxoma.iq.usp.br/).

Eligibility: This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationality for 30 days after publication. Candidates have a PhD degree (for less than six years) in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related fields. Previous experience with LS-MS/MS of oxidized proteins (including bioinformatics tools) and/or free radical chemistry and NMR analysis are desirable.

Application: Candidates should send a letter of motivation of up to one page and the curriculum vitae to Professor Ohara Augusto´s email (oaugusto@iq.usp.br).

For more information, please contact:

Ohara Augusto
Av. Lineu Prestes, 748
São Paulo, São Paulo 05508-000
Telephone: 55-11-37264129