Call 14-22: institutional postdocs – IP Montevideo

The Institut Pasteur de Montevideo seeks to incorporate two postdocs into its scientific staff, through an open call, to develop research lines framed in the current institutional scientific priorities (no prior link with the institute is necessary).

Training accomplished

Doctorate degree at the time of taking office and having obtained it no earlier than 2017. Although this is the profile sought, applications that do not strictly comply with these requirements will be accepted with a duly justification. In the case of maternity, one more year of seniority of the doctorate degree (2016) will be accepted for the birth of a child after the doctorate, and up to 2 more years (2015) in case of more than one child after the doctorate.


The position will have a duration of 2 years, possibly renewable for a single time, for a period of up to 18 months. In case of maternity during the hiring period, the terms will be extended for 9 months.

Reference salary

As of July 2022, the nominal salary of the postdoc position at IP Montevideo is $92,970 Uruguayan pesos.

Interested persons should contact the heads of the Technological Units or Research Laboratories of interest (contacts available on the corresponding pages available at IP Montevideo’s web page) in order to assess the feasibility of the application and for the elaboration of the work plan. The development of the submitted proposal must be the main activity of the applicant, requiring high dedication to this task.

We invite interested people to apply through thefollowing link, attaching in pdf format, the following documents:

a) Curriculum vitae using the format of this biosketch
b) Work plan (1,000 words without counting references).
c) Letter of recommendation from the head of the unit/laboratory justifying the impact of incorporating her into the research team.

The deadline for receiving applications: 17th October, 2022.

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The result of the call will be communicated before 30thNovember, 2022.

The selected person must take office before 1st March, 2023.

The Institut Pasteur de Montevideo is an institution committed to promoting an organizational culture based on gender equality. The Institution adheres to Law 17,817 on the fight against racism, xenophobia and all other forms of discrimination and to Law No. 19846 on the obligations arising from international human rights law, in relation to equality and non-discrimination between women and men, including formal, substantive and recognition equality.

Under this legal framework, and in compliance with Article 8 of Law No. 19846 on Temporary Special Measures, the applications will be evaluated by a joint gender commission and in case of equal background between two candidates of different gender, women will be privileged.