Post-Doctoral Fellowships

In accordance with the guidelines of Resolution 02/2013 of the Conselho Superior de Ensino, Pesquisa e Extensão, which regulates post-doctoral fellowships at the Universidade Federal da Bahia , the PPGH invites candidates interested in developing post-doctoral research and the advanced studies under the supervision of one of its faculty members.
The post-doctoral fellow will be attached to the PPGH as a Visiting Researcher for a minimum of 3 (three) and a maximum of 12 (twelve) months, with the possibility of renewal for up to 12 (twelve) months. In cases where the post-doctoral fellowship is regulated by a specific call or supported by a funding agency, the calendar should follow its specific legislation.
Candidates should apply to the PPGH-UFBA, which will forward the application to the Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas’s council (Congregação), except when the fellowship is governed by specific call. For these cases a selection process will be held according to its own calendar and rules.
Applications for post-doctoral fellowships must be accompanied by the following documents:
  1. Letter of acceptance issued by a post-doctor advisor demonstrating his/her willingness to supervise the fellow’s academic work plan; (Template)
  2. A certified copy of the applicant’s PhD certificate;
  3. A CV in PDF format;
  4. A work plan of up to 20 (twenty) pages comprising a research proposal and a description of teaching and other academic activities. Candidates are expected to teach one course per year, and to give a public lecture. They can also suggest other activities, such as organizing workshops, colloquia, etc. The work plan should include a presentation of the results of the research (book chapters, articles, etc.)
  5. A statement by the candidate committing her/himself to full-time dedication to the activities related to the postdoctoral fellowship, and expressing agreement with Resolution No. 2/2013 of the Conselho Superior de Ensino, Pesquisa e Extensão da UFBA and other legal documents. (Template)