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2017 National Academic Calendar of PROFNIT

The 2017 National Academic Calendar of PROFNIT was approved at the 23rd Meeting of the National Academic Committee (CAN) jointly with the 21st Meeting of Focal Points held on January 23, 2017.

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Selection of foreign students

The National Academic Committee (CAN) of PROFNIT – Professional Master in Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer for Innovation – announces the opening of the Simplified Selective Process for Foreign Students not resident in Brazil to join PROFNIT in the academic year 2017.

Graduates, holders of a diploma of higher level – graduation – issued by higher education institutions with foreign nationality, from countries that maintain a Cultural, Scientific or Technological Cooperation agreement with Brazil, may register.

The basic requirements to participate in the selection process are:
A) be a citizen of a country with which Brazil has agreements;
B) do not have a permanent visa to stay in Brazil;
C) to prove knowledge in Portuguese Language, according to the institutional requirements.

Check here the complete call.

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Post-Doctoral Internship Program at PROFNIT / FORTEC – submission of proposals

The Post-Doctoral Internship Program (PEPD) at PROFNIT / FORTEC is a permanent program for research and dissemination of knowledge in the area of ​​Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer for Innovation, carried out within the scope of the PROFNIT National Network, under the responsibility of the National Academic Committee (CAN), and with execution linked to at least one of the Focal Points.

Researchers with doctoral degrees or professionals with high and proven experience in the themes of the Program are eligible to participate in the PEPD in the following categories:

A) New Doctor: intended for a holder of a diploma issued less than 5 (five) years from the date of activities begining, not yet belonging to the PROFNIT faculty, who will carry out his / her postdoctoral training under the supervision of one or more professors of the PROFNIT faculty. This modality requires full dedication to the proposed activities.

B) Teacher PROFNIT: for teachers that are permanent or collaborator staff of one of the Focal Points of PROFNIT, interested in carrying out postdoctoral training in another Focal Point, under the supervision of a more experienced PROFNIT teacher of the permanent staff. This modality requires full dedication to the proposed activities.

C) Senior Researcher: intended for senior researchers in the area of ​​Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer and Innovation, regardless of the origin of the functional capacity, interested in conducting a post-doctoral training in PROFNIT under the supervision of an experienced permanent staff of PROFNIT. This modality allows partial dedication to the proposed activities.

Check here the complete regulation of postdoctoral internship program (PEPD).

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