Postdoctoral Degree

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 1. Purpose of the Postdoctoral Program

Stricto sensu graduate degree to be undertaken by doctorates, carried out under the supervision of a researcher with experience and demonstrated competence in leading research projects and with quality, regularity and prominence in scientific and technological production in the area.

 2. Target students

Nurses, other health professionals and the general public, with Doctorate (PhD) degrees from recognized higher education institutions.

 3. Obtaining title

In order to obtain a post-doctoral degree in Sciences, the graduate student must satisfy the following requirements:

3.1. To be regularly enrolled at the Unifesp Graduate Program in Nursing;
3.2. To have a research report approved and ratified by the CEPG and the CPG/EPE;
3.3. To provide proof of publication or submission of Research results to a journal indexed in Nursing databases or equivalent platforms.

 4. Scholarships & Grants

The Academic Graduate Programs offered by the Federal University of São Paulo are free of charge, but the availability of subsistence grants depends on development agencies.

Student must be regularly enrolled and be eligible according to Capes criteria.
Subject to availability.

Required documents
4.1. Scholarship Request Letter
4.2. Research project;
4.3. Lattes Curriculum corresponding to the last 5 years;
4.4. Declaration;
4.5. Workplan.

 5. Admission

Admissions to the Post-Doctorate Course of the Graduate Program in Nursing take place continuously throughout the year. The candidate must contact their Supervisor Professor directly.

 6. Enrollment

Candidates for the Postdoctoral Internship Program must send an email to <posgraduacao.epe@unifesp>; requesting guidance on the beginning of the enrollment process.

After the enrollment process has been started, the department will send the candidate the address of the PROPGPq website for the provision of personal and academic data and submission of copies of the following documents:

6.1. Personal identity card (“R.G.”);
6.2. Electoral Card (“Título de eleitor”) - for Brazilian Citizens;
6.3. Letter of submission for publication of an article or previously published article in an ISI journal as the first author (the article must be associated with the candidate’s Doctoral project).
6.4. Copy of the doctorate certificate or diploma or proof of certificate/diploma request (thesis defense minutes are not acceptable);
6.5. Letter of Approval from the Research Ethics Committee or Protocol of Project Submission, stating the name of the candidate (to be forwarded up to 6 months from the date of submission of the Final Opinion into the Ethics Committee, conditioned to enrollment cancellation if the final consent for research development fails to be demonstrated). For projects involving another institution, the project must mandatorily be presented to the Unifesp Ethics Committee, regardless of having already been approved by the Ethics Committee of the other institution;
6.6. Research Project – maximum of ten pages, Arial font size 11, line spacing 1.5 and containing the following items:

6.6.1. Title;
6.6.2. Objectives, with definition and delimitation of the object of study;
6.6.3. Methodology;
6.6.4. Schedule of research activities and subsequent phases, encompassing the entire Project span;
6.6.5. Activity plan, indicating the existence of infrastructure at the Institution to enable the execution of the proposed work and of the activity schedule (with the supervisor’s formal approval);
6.6.6. Bibliographical references.

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