Call for the scholarship PNPD/CAPES with PPGFSC/UFSC – 2018/1.


The Graduate Program in Physics of Federal University of Santa Catarina – PPGFSC/UFSC, Florianópolis, announces the vacancy of 2 (two) postdoctoral scholarships from the (Programa Nacional de Pós-doutorado da Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior – PNPD/CAPES), to the period of 2 (two) years, it can be renewed annually at a maximum of 60 months.

The monthly amount of the scholarship is R$ 4.100.00 (four thousand one hundred reais) beyond the values destined to assets.

The candidate has to act in THEORETICAL or EXPERIMENTAL research lines at one of the following areas of research: Astrophysics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Condensed Matter Physics and Statistical Mechanics, Mathematical Physics and Quantum Field Theory and Nuclear Physics and Hadrons.

The complete regulation of the Graduate Program (Programa Nacional de Pós-Doutorado – PNPD) is described at:Portaria nº 086, de 03 de julho de 2013.

To make your application: click here

Director and former president of B-MRS are chosen as coordinators of the areas of Materials and Astronomy/Physics at CAPES.


Prof. Antonio Eduardo Martinelli (left) and Fernando Lázaro Freire Jr (right).
Prof. Antonio Eduardo Martinelli (left) and Fernando Lázaro Freire Jr (right).

Two participating B-MRS members are listed among the new area coordinators (mandate 2018-2022) of CAPES, the Brazilian federal agency for the improvement of higher education, mainly graduate programs.

Professor Antonio Eduardo Martinelli (Department of Materials Engineering of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, UFRN) was reappointed as coordinator of the Materials Area of CAPES. Currently, Martinelli is a B-MRS Scientific Director and chairman of the XVII B-MRS Meeting. He was also director of the society in 2008-2009 and 2016-2017.

Professor Fernando Lázaro Freire Jr (Department of Physics of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, PUC-Rio) was chosen coordinator of the Area of Astronomy/Physics of CAPES. Member of the founding board of B-MRS, Freire Jr, served two terms as president of the society (2006-2007 and 2008-2009) and two as director (2004-2005 and 2012-2013). He coordinated the Physics and Astronomy Area of the Rio de Janeiro State Research Foundation (FAPERJ) from 2008 to 2012. He was director of the Brazilian Center for Research in Physics (CBPF) from 2011 to 2015 and director of the Department of Physics of PUC-Rio from 2003 to 2008.

According to CAPES, the area coordinators are consultants designated to coordinate, plan and execute the activities of their areas, including those related to the evaluation of graduate programs. The process of choosing the coordinators involves all the Brazilian graduate programs of the area in question, as well as the boards and authorities of CAPES.

Admission Process to entrance at the Graduate Program in Physics of the Federal University of Santa Catarina (PPGFSC/UFSC)


Call for applications at the admission process of the master and PhD courses from the Graduate Program in Physics from UFSC – Florianópolis, entrance at the semester 2018/1.

Deadline for applications close at November 27, 2017 until 5:00 pm.

Remember that the applications are online and the candidate no needs to furnish the grade of EUF to fill the application form. It’s enough furnishes the inscription number and the month/year when he/she took the EUF.

Participating of the Admission Process the master candidate must take one of two last editions of EUF (Exame Unificado das Pós-Graduações em Física) and the PhD candidate must take some of last five editions.

The complete notice and other information are available at: http://ppgfsc.posgrad.ufsc.br/processo-seletivo-mestrado-e-doutorado/