Position Title:
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship – CPAPI


The Brazil Center for Early Childhood Development (Centro de Pesquisa Aplicada à Primeira Infância – CPAPI) is a research center funded by FAPESP. The center was created by NCPI (Núcleo de Ciência pela Infância), an organization gathering different partners to promote improvements in life quality in early childhood.  CPAPI’s mission is to foster healthy early childhood development (ECD) through scientific research at the frontier of knowledge to aid in the formulation of evidence-based public policies.

CPAPI is pleased to invite applications for one Postdoctoral Research Fellow position. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary global team in the development and implementation of field research to promote ECD in Brazil. The Fellow is expected to conduct field research in ECD, in addition to other regular activities such as: support knowledge dissemination efforts, write papers & reports, communicate key findings of research, participate in Center events, etc. The expected starting date for the position is July 2021.

Regular Responsibilities: Under the guidance of CPAPI’s principal investigators, the Fellow will be responsible for structuring and implementing a field research in a partner municipality to collect data related to ECD:

  • Conduct literature review and map correlated initiatives;
  • Conduct qualitative research and/or focus groups to inform design;
  • Design data collection strategies and feasibility tests;
  • Monitor field research implementation, including planning & execution of local training for field teams;
  • Contribute to the preparation of scientific reports and presentations;
  • Participate in meetings with CPAPI’s researchers & staff as needed.

Applications are now open and will close on May 28th, 2021. Submissions must be made through the application form at https://forms.gle/K8hVxytMnQ2dbgYq9 .
For more information, please access https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MWZElWA43ypM8wWcAI6JJrGV5SVJiSJQ/view?usp=sharing , or send an email to .

Name of department/lab:
Brazilian Center for Early Childood Development (Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisa Aplicada à Primeira Infância – CPAPI) – Insper

Name of Supervisor:
Naercio Aquino Menezes Filho

Closing date:
May-28th, 2021

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