Postdoctoral positions in Biophotonics at CEPOF/ USP.

POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS (Four positions available) Center for Research in Optics and Photonics – CEPOF University of São Paulo Brazil

CEPOF is looking for excellent and motivated candidates of any nationality with experience in BIOPHOTONICS, in one or more topics of interest, as:

– Advances in Photodynamic Therapy

– Microorganisms control using photonic strategies

– Photobiomodulation

– Photoimunotherapy for targeting cancer and microorganisms

– New photosensitizers for PDT from natural molecules

– Organic synthesis and photocatalyzed reactions

– Digital agriculture (methods and sensors)

– Food safety using photonic techniques

– Quantum biophotonics

– Microscopy and spectroscopy techniques

– Optical instrumentation for medical devices

– Artificial intelligence, Imaging and data analysis

A full list of research projects can be found at

The candidate will develop research in one of the laboratories of CEPOF.

The projects aim to investigate innovative aspects in Biophotonics for designing new optical applications and instrumentation in Life Sciences. We expect to generate new knowledge in the topics of interest.

The candidate must have obtained PhD degree in Physics, Biology, Engineering, Chemistry, Computational Sciences, Biomedical Sciences or related areas, during the past 5 years.

Necessary documents (to be sent by email:

– Two recommendation letters

– CV with list of publications and expertise

– One-page letter of interest (the specific topic(s) of interest must be clear)

– Name and contact information of the providers of the recommendation letters.

Application deadline: October 10th, 2020

Candidates selection will be done by the faculties of the CEPOF.

Selected candidates are expected to start the postdoctoral fellow in January – February, 2021. The selected candidate will receive a Post-Doctoral fellowship from the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) 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.


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