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07-20-2006, 03:56 AM
Researcher/Postdoc in Biomathematics/Bioengineering, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Position: Researcher/Postdoc in Engineering Education

Organization: Fundação Oswaldo Cruz

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


The division of scientific computation at Fundação Oswaldo Cruz invites applications for a temporary position to work with statistics or mathematical modeling of biological systems and/or biological phenomena. The position is for two years, with the possibility of extension depending on funding availability. This position involves working with an interdisciplinary team of scientists to design, implement and disseminate innovative modeling techniques. Responsibilities will be varied and include teaching with various post-graduated courses at Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. The opportunity to initiate new projects, based on the candidate's interests, also exists.


The candidate should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in a field related to biological science, computer sciences, biomedical engineering or statistics. Specific knowledge in one or more of the following areas is advantageous: statistics, biomathematics, mathematical or statistical modeling applied to epidemiology, ecology and evolutionary aspects of infectious diseases. The successful applicant will have excellent written communication skills, expertise in computer programming languages and the ability to take existing projects and move them to completion independently.


Dr. Marilia Sá Carvalho

Programa de Computação Científica

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz

Avenida Brasil 4365, Residência Oficial

21045-900, Rio de Janeiro, RJ


Phone: (+55 21) 3836 1212

Fax: (+55 21) 2270 5141 or 2270 6772

Email: carvalho@fiocruz.br