Joining ViriCan

Our group is always looking for enthusiastic people willing to join us in the exciting field of viral carcinogenesis and cancer biology research! We offer a friendly and intelectually challenging environment to improve both scientific and technical skills. On the other hand, we demand dedication, respectful teamwork, pro-active posture, and creativity from our collaborators. 

More information about our work is available on this website.  You may also can get a glimpse of the available research infrastructure using the following links: IBTEC | Lab facilities

Positions for M.Sc. & Ph.D. students and postdoctoral fellows are often available. Students  pursuing science initiation are welcome as well. Researchers in training at ViriCan usually get scholarships from  FAPESP, CNPq or CAPES, main Brazilian research agencies. Candidates for post-graduation training must apply for one of the following programs:

  1. "Biologia Geral e Aplicada" at Botucatu Biosciences Institute (IBB), UNESP  (CAPES Nota 6, Ciências Biológicas I)
  2. "Patologia" at Botucatu School of Medicine (FMB), UNESP (CAPES Nota 5, Medicina II)

If you are interested to join ViriCan, please send an email to with the following documents:

  1. Curriculum vitae (for residents in Brazil, please send the link for the CV at CNPq's Lattes platform
  2. Two recomendation letters from previous advisors, supervisors or professors
  3. Few paragraphs describing the reasons and expectations about joining ViriCan


IMPORTANT: arrangements for M.Sc. and Ph.D. trainings must be initiated a good time before applying for either of the indicated post-graduation programs. Therefore, we strongly recommend to contact at least 3 months in advance of aplication dates.