International Postdoctoral Fellowship at Estate University of Campinas, Brazil

 International Postdoctoral Fellowship at Estate University of Campinas, Brazil

Put your research skills into practice and gain new ones by applying for the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Brazil. The programme is organized by the Estate University of Campinas.

The 20-month PhD scholarship is aimed at carrying out an ethnography in the city of São Paulo aimed at understanding strategies for coping with crises, particularly the COVID-19 health crisis and its economic, housing and occupational effects on the lives of migrants in São Paulo and in their kinship and community networks. Studies will be conducted at the Center for Gender Studies of the University of Campinas (PAGU-UNICAMP), São Paulo state.

Established in 1962, The State University of Campinas, commonly called Unicamp, is a public research university in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. It is consistently ranked among the top universities in Brazil and Latin America. It was designed from scratch as an integrated research center unlike other top Brazilian universities, usually created by the consolidation of previously existing schools and institutes.

Why study at the Estate University of Campinas? It focuses on high-quality teaching and research Services for society and bridges academia and industry to support innovation and entrepreneurship. It is one of the three best universities in Latin America and top 100 universities in emerging economies.

Application Deadline: The last date to apply for the fellowship is June 23, 2022.

Brief Description

University or Organization: Estate University of Campinas

Department: NA

Course Level: Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Award: R$ 8,479.20 monthly and a research contingency fund

Number of Awards: One

Access Mode: Online

Nationality: International

The award can be taken in Brazil


Eligible Countries: All nationalities.

Eligible Course or Subjects: Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Gender and intersectionalities, Mobilities, Migration.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:

Applicants must have proven experience in research and publication with issues linked to migrant trajectories and foreign refugees in Brazil, especially in the city of São Paulo.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Applicants have to submit the documents to [email protected] for the first selection. After this selection, applicants will be informed about the date of an interview that aims to provide additional elements for writing an action plan, to be sent remotely.

Supporting Documents: Submit the following documents:

Motivation letter, explaining the applicant’s relationship with the applicant’s experience;


Copy of the doctoral thesis;

Copy of publications

Admission Requirements: Candidates must have a background in social sciences, anthropology/sociology/political science, knowledge of feminist literature and intersectional perspectives on gender and migration (international and Brazilian).

Language Requirement: Applicants must be proficient in English and the local language.


The selected candidate will receive a Post-Doctoral fellowship from the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in the amount of R$ 8,479.20 monthly and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 10% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent on items directly related to the research activity.


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