Internal Regiment of the Graduate Program in Animal Science Federal University of Viçosa

Art. 1 – The Graduate Program Stricto Sensu in Animal Science offered by the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV) aims to provide students with in-depth scientific training, with the development of capacity for research and innovation in different specialized areas of Animal Science.

Sole Paragraph – The five specialized areas covered by the Animal Science in the Graduate Program are: Nutrition and Ruminant Production, Nutrition and Production of Non-Ruminants, Forage and Grassland, Genetics and Animal Breeding and Animal Production (which includes the subareas Animal Physiology, Animal Bioclimatology and Productive Chain of Animal Products).

Art. 2 – The Stricto Sensu Post-Graduation Program in Animal Science comprises two levels of training: Academic and PhD; who will confer the titles of Magister Scientiae (M.Sc.) and Doctor Scientiae (D.Sc.) in Zootechnics, respectively.

Art. 3 – The title of Magister Scientiae Doctor Scientiae or will be given to students who meet all the requirements of the Graduate Regiment Stricto Sensu UFV and this Bylaws.

Chapter II

Program Coordination

Art. 4º – The didactic-scientific Coordination of the Program will be exercised by a Coordinating Committee consisting of:

I – 1 (one) coordinator, as its president, elected by the Collegiate of Advisors of the Program and appointed by the Rector, upon referral from the head of the Department of Animal Science;

II – 3 (three) teachers, elected by the Collegiate of Guidance Program; and

III – 1 (one) representative of the Program students, elected by their peers, with their respective alternate.

  • 1º – In order to comply with the provisions of items I and II, it will be considered as Collegiate of Guidance of the Program all the teachers accredited for the orientation of postgraduate students with the Program.
  • 2º – In order to comply with the provisions of item III, the students regularly enrolled in the Program shall be considered peers.
  • 3º – The coordinator and the professors who are members of the Coordinating Committee shall serve for a term of two (2) years, being allowed the renewal.
  • 4º – The student representative will exercise a mandate of 1 (one) year, being not allowed the consecutive renewal, but being allowed the candidacy in alternate mandates.
  • 5º – Each teaching member of the Coordinating Committee, including its chair, shall be from distinct areas of the Program.
  • 6º – The coordinator and the Coordinating Committee shall exercise all the prerogatives defined by the Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Regiment of the UFV, in addition to the specific duties established in these Internal Regulations.

Chapter III

From Admission to the Program and Initial Registration

Art. 5 – The candidate for the Program at both levels shall hold the title of Zootecnista or course with full curriculum in which he has studied subjects related to the course of Animal Science.

Art. 6 – The candidate for the Doctorate Program shall be holder of the title of Master Stricto Sensu in which he has studied related disciplines in the area of ​​Animal Science.

Art. 7 – The documents necessary for registration for the selection process at both levels will be those established by the UFV Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Regiment, added by the supporting documents established by specific rules of the Program published in the Notice published on its electronic page.

Art. 8 – Counselors able to receive students for the respective specialized areas of the Program and the dates and places for the selection process will be established by the Coordinating Committee and published in specific notices on the Program’s website.

Single Paragraph – Admissions to the Doctoral Program may occur in the form of a continuous flow, provided that the candidate has been approved in accordance with the regular selection process. There will be no selective process in intermediate periods to the schedule established by the Program for PhD candidates.

Art. 9 – The structure of the selection process, the additional documents required, as well as the weight of each item of the selection process will be established by the Coordinating Committee each calendar year, following the evaluation calendar of CAPES graduate programs. on the Program’s website.

Single Paragraph – The structure of the selection process and the weight of each item of the selection process may be modified by the Coordinating Committee in intermediate periods in relation to the calendar based on the four-year evaluation period of CAPES graduate programs, program on the occasion of the opening of registrations for the selection process.

Art. 10 – The procedures and documents required for the initial registration of the candidate approved in the selection process will follow what is determined by the Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Regiment of the UFV in the terms established in the School Calendar of the UFV.

Art. 11 – At the time of the initial registration, the student must sign a specific document in his own model with the Program Coordination stating his / her knowledge and agreement with respect to the UFV’s right to intellectual property on the data and results obtained in his / her research work.

Single Paragraph – Non-compliance with the aspects described in the main section of this article will imply that the Program does not accept enrollment.

Chapter IV

From the Teaching Regime

Art. 12 – To obtain the title of Master and Doctor, in addition to other requirements, the student must take a minimum number of 24 (twenty four) and 48 (forty eight) credits in disciplines, respectively.

  • 1º – PhD students holding the Master’s degree in the area corresponding to the Program will have computed 50% (fifty percent) of the number of credits required.
  • 2º – If the Master’s degree was obtained in an area not correlated with the area (s) of concentration of the PhD, the Supervisor, with the approval of the Coordinating Committee, will establish the number of credits to be taken.
  • 3º – For Masters Program students, up to 8 (eight) credits obtained in courses taught as unmarried students in Stricto Sensu Graduate Programs recognized in accordance with current legislation may be used. It is up to the student to provide due proof of the courses taken. Only courses will be taken as an unrelated student with a minimum concept equivalent to 75% (seventy-five percent) of academic achievement.
  • 4º – The credits obtained with the discipline ZOO 797 (Seminar) will not be counted towards the payment of the number of credits required by the Program.
  • 5º – In the Teaching Internship subjects, students may use a maximum of 3 credits at each level to pay for their study plan.

Art. 13 – The curriculum of the Program will be formed exclusively by optional subjects, and it is the responsibility of the Coordinating Committee to update annually the list of disciplines, which will be duly communicated to the Postgraduate Research Dept. and exposed in the electronic page of the Program.

Art. 14 – With the agreement of the Student Steering Committee and authorization of the Coordinating Committee of the Program, the student may study any other discipline offered by the UFV at the postgraduate level stricto sensu, as long as it is considered pertinent to its syllabus and strategic to carry out his dissertation or thesis work.

Art. 15 – The student will be able to attend disciplines at a postgraduate level stricto sensu in a scheme of academic mobility in other institutions of Brazil or abroad, provided that they are considered pertinent to their study plan and that there is previous agreement of their Steering Committee and authorization of the Program Coordinating Committee.

Single Paragraph – The maximum number of credits obtained in courses taken outside the UFV will be 50% (fifty percent) of the total credits required to pay for the study plan.

Art. 16 – The fulfillment of the requirements of proficiency in foreign language obtained during the Master’s degree will be considered enough for the students of the Doctoral level.

Chapter V

From the Seminar Requirement

Art. 17 – It will be required of each student of the Master and PhD levels to present two seminars.

  • 1º – The first seminar, called “free subject seminar”, with a maximum duration of 20 (twenty) minutes, should address the dissertation project or thesis or academic topic related to the student’s concentration area and must be previously approved by the seminar coordinator . This seminar will be presented until the third and fifth academic periods of the Course for students of the Masters and Doctorate levels, respectively.
  • 2º – The second seminar, with a maximum duration of 40 (forty) minutes, will address the content of the dissertation or thesis of the student, being presented immediately before the beginning of the evaluation process of his final course work.

Art. 18 – Each year, the Coordinating Committee will appoint accredited professors of the Program to act as coordinators of free-seminars.

Single Paragraph – There will be two Coordinators of seminars, one for students working in the areas associated with ruminant animals and the other for students working in the areas associated with non-ruminant animals.

Art. 19 – The coordinators of seminars are:

I – Organize the scale of presentation of the seminars of free theme throughout the semester;

II – Present the lecturer;

III – Coordinate the time and the discussions; and

IV – Determine the final grade together with the guest evaluator.

Art. 20 – It is up to the student, under the supervision of his Advisor, to prepare the content of the audiovisual resources.

  • 1º – When presenting the free topic seminar, the student should prepare a written abstract in a maximum of two (2) pages, duly signed by the student and his or her Advisor.
  • 2º – Only free-subject seminars will be held, with abstracts delivered to the Program Coordination at least one (1) week in advance, for copying and dissemination purposes.

Art. 21 – The evaluation of the seminar will be carried out jointly by a guest evaluator and the seminar coordinator, comprising a grade from 0 (zero) to 10 (ten), being considered approved the student who obtains arithmetic mean between the two assessments greater than or equal to 7, 5 (seven and a half).

  • 1º – All potential UFV professors will be considered as potential evaluators, excluding the Advisor and other members of the Student Advisory Committee, and post-doctoral professionals in the UFV.
  • 2º – It will be up to the Advisor to choose the guest evaluator, and it is incumbent upon the student to make a formal invitation to the same.
  • 3º – The student failing at his or her free-seminar should conduct a new presentation the following semester.

Art. 22 – The presence of a member of the Student Steering Committee during the presentation of his or her free-seminar will be considered mandatory.

Art. 23 – The student will be required to attend a minimum of 75% (seventy-five percent) of the free-subject seminars until the semester (inclusive) in which the seminar is presented and approved.

Chapter VI

Course Duration and Additional Termination Criteria

Art. 24 – Students who do not fulfill all the requirements required to pay for the Course within the maximum period of 24 (twenty-four) and 48 (forty-eight) months, for Master’s and Doctoral .

  • 1º – The Program Coordination will issue the first N concept in the discipline ZOO 799 (Research) for all the students at the end of the third and seventh term for the Masters and Doctoral levels, respectively, if these periods do not correspond to the completion period of the Course.
  • 2º – The Coordination of the Program will issue the second concept N in the discipline ZOO 799 (Research) for all students of Master’s degree at the end of the fourth term and Doctorate at the end of the eighth term.

Chapter VII

Da Orientação do Estudante

Art. 25 – The didactic-pedagogical orientation of the student will be exercised by a Counselor appointed by the Coordinating Committee, observing the provisions of the Internal Rules of the Program, whose attributions are:

I – define, together with the student, the syllabus;

II – to propose the names of the Coorientators;

III – guide the research, object of the dissertation or thesis of the student;

IV – approve applications for substitution, cancellation and enrollment in disciplines and enrollment lock;

V – provide assistance to students in relation to current academic processes, norms and requirements; and

VI – to preside over the Defense Bank of Dissertation or Thesis and Examination of Qualification.

Single Paragraph – In the event that the Adviser is prevented from exercising the functions defined in section VI of this Article, it shall be incumbent upon the Program Coordinating Committee to designate a representative among the accredited professors of the Program, preferably among those who make up the Student Advisory Committee, to carry out the presidency of the bank.

Art. 26 – The Student Steering Committee will be composed of its Advisor and one or two Coorientators, who may be chosen from among the teachers accredited for this purpose in the Program or professionals external to the Program, provided that it is observed what Art 51 of this Internal Regulation.

Single Paragraph – The accreditation of Coorientadores external to the Program will be carried out under the approval of the Coordinating Committee and will follow the procedures and documents determined by the Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Regiment of the UFV and by this Internal Regulation.

Chapter VIII

From the Qualification Examination

Art. 27 – Any student candidate for the title of Doctor Scientiae in Animal Science must undergo a qualification examination.

Single paragraph – The objective of the qualification examination is to evaluate if the student has a scientific education that is consistent with that of a candidate for the title of Doctor Scientiae in Animal Science.

Art. 28 – The qualification examination shall be completed by the sixth period of admission of the student to the Program.

Single Paragraph – With the non-compliance of the provisions of the caput of this article, the Coordination of the Program will issue concept N in the discipline ZOO 799 (Research) for the student at the end of its sixth period of Course.

Art. 29 – The examining board shall be composed of 5 (five) members, all of them doctors, who shall be established by the Advisor.

  • 1º – The bank will be chaired by the Advisor, observing the proviso established in the sole paragraph of Article 25 of these Internal Regulations.
  • 2º -At least one member of the examining board must be external to the Program. Professionals who comply with the provisions of Paragraphs 4 and 5 of Art. 39 of these Rules of Procedure are defined as external members.
  • 3º – At least one member of the examining board shall work in an area other than the student’s concentration area.
  • 4º – The participation of postdoctoral professionals as members of the examining board will be allowed, provided they obey the criteria determined by Art 40 of these Rules of Procedure.

Art. 30 – The qualification examination will consist of two stages: written or preparation stage and oral stage.

  • 1º – The written or preparation stage will be conducted individually by each examiner, in advance of the oral stage, in which a written examination or preparation will be requested by means of studies on a topic defined by the examiner.
  • 2º –  The oral stage will take place on a defined date with the meeting of all members of the examining board, which will argue the student based on the topics defined in the written or preparation stage, or based on any topic associated with the student’s training area to verify the conditions set forth in the Sole Paragraph of Article 27 of these Bylaws.

Art. 31 – The final mark of the exam will be issued at the end of the oral phase. Each examiner will assign marks from 0 (zero) to 10 (ten) to student performance. The final grade will consist of the arithmetic mean of the individual examiners’ grades, being considered approved the student who obtains a final grade of 7.5 or higher issued by all members of the examining bank.

Art. 32 – The doctoral student who submits within the deadline established in Art. 28 of these Rules of Procedure the acceptance of at least 1 (one) article coming from his thesis in periodicals classified as A1 or A2 by Qualis / CAPES of the area of Animal Science / Fishery Resources in force may be exempted from the written or preparation stage, being submitted only to the oral examination.

Single paragraph – In order to enjoy what is established in the caput of this Article, the student must prove to the Coordinating Committee the status of acceptance or publication of the article (s) at least 15 (fifteen) days prior to the exam oral.

Chapter IX

Search Results

Art. 33 – Every postgraduate student must prepare a research project for the development of his dissertation or thesis, under the direct supervision of his or her Steering Committee.

Single Paragraph – The record of the project mentioned in the caput of this article will be given as a subproject associated to training linked to an autonomous research project (“umbrellas project”) coordinated by the Advisor.

Art. 34 – The research projects of the students who are candidates for the title of Magister Scientiae or of Doctor Scientiae must be registered in the Pro-Rectory of Research and Post-Graduation until the last day of launching of concepts related to the third and fifth academic semesters, as defined by the School Calendar, respectively.

Single paragraph – Failure to comply with the deadlines set forth in the caput of this article will imply concept N in the discipline ZOO 799 (Research).

Art. 35 – The results of the dissertation or thesis from the research project will be considered property of the UFV and may only be divulged in any medium with the consent and participation of the Advisor, being obligatory the mention of the University, in pertinent form, as origin of the job.

  • 1º – The student’s research results obtained during the postgraduate period will be subject to the current laws and UFV’s rules regarding intellectual property
  • 2º – It is mandatory to mention the funding agency (s) and / or the research project, both in the dissertation or thesis and in any publication of this result.
  • 3º – The priority for publication of the results of the dissertation or thesis research is reserved to the student as the first author for submission within ninety (90) days after the date of defense of his dissertation or thesis. From that time on, the Advisor may assume responsibility for submitting the publication as the first author, if applicable, but with the inclusion of the student as a co-author.
  • 4º – Work produced by doctoral students in a period of “sandwich” internship abroad must mention the UFV, the funding agency of the scholarship and count on the participation of its Advisor in the body of co-authors of the work.

Art. 36 – As a result of agreement, the research may be carried out in another Institution of Brazil or abroad, in which case a local Coorientador, duly accredited by the Coordination of the Program and by the Pro-Rectory of Research and Post- University graduate.

Single Paragraph – The corresponding Institution shall also be mentioned as the origin of the work.

Chapter X

From Thesis or Thesis

Art. 37 – Every graduate student candidate for the title of Magister Scientiae or of Doctor Scientiae shall prepare and defend a dissertation or thesis, respectively, and in that it be approved.

  • 1º – The dissertation or thesis, under the supervision of the Steering Committee, should be based on original research work that represents a real contribution to the scientific or technological knowledge in the area of ​​Animal Science.
  • 2º –  The dissertation or thesis can be written in Portuguese, English or Spanish, being the form of language and content of responsibility of the candidate and the Steering Committee, being able to follow norms of specific periodicals in terms of format and organization.

Art. 38 – The dissertation or thesis may only be submitted to the defense after the fulfillment of all the requirements set forth in the Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Regiment of the UFV and in this Internal Regiment and with the express consent of the Steering Committee.

  • 1º – The nomination of the bank will only be approved by the Coordinating Commission of the Program after the delivery of the agreement of assent for defense signed by the Steering Committee and of a copy of the thesis or dissertation in digital and editable means in the Coordination of the Program, at least 15 (fifteen) days from the date established for defense.
  • 2º – The appointment of the bank will be subject to the delivery by the student to the Advisor of all the original data obtained during the execution of his research project, with notes and editable files. This delivery must be certified by the Advisor through a signed declaration.

Art. 39 – The dissertation or thesis will be defended before a bank formed by holders of the title of Doctor, under the chairmanship of the Advisor, except for the cases provided for in the Sole Paragraph of Article 25 of these Internal Regulations.

  • 1º – The dissertation bank will be designated with at least 3 (three) and at most 5 (five) members and 2 (two) alternates and the thesis bank will be designated with 5 (five) full members and 2 (two) alternates .
  • 2º – At least one (1) member of the dissertation holders must be external to the Program and not be a member of the Student Advisory Committee.
  • 3º – At least two (2) members must be external to the Program, with at least one (1) of them being from outside the UFV, without any of these two (2) members belonging to the Student Steering Committee .
  • 4º – Professionals with doctorates and employment relationship in the UFV not exiting the Program or, if they are graduates, who are not appointed to the bank in the same year of their thesis defense, are considered external members of the Program, but not the UFV.
  • 5º – Outside members of the Program and UFV are professionals with a doctorate and employment relationship in another institution in Brazil or abroad who are not graduates of the Program or, if graduates, who are not appointed to the bank in the same year of their thesis defense.

Art. 40 – Participation in professional postdoctoral offices will be allowed according to the following standards:

I. It will not be allowed to participate in evaluation benches of dissertations or theses or doctoral qualification exams of postdoctoral professionals with the Department of Animal Science that do not have an employment relationship, except for PNPD / CAPES Fellows;

II. Participation of PNPD / CAPES fellows in dissertation evaluation or thesis or doctoral qualification examinations will always take place as a member of the Program;

III.External members of the Program, but not external to the Institution, will be considered post-doctoral professionals in other Departments of the UFV, provided that their participation does not occur in the same year of their defense of doctoral thesis;

IV. External members of the Program and Institution will be considered as postdoctoral professionals in other institutions in Brazil or abroad, provided that their participation does not occur in the same year of their defense of doctoral thesis; and

V. External members of the Post-Doctoral Program and Institution in the Department of Animal Science who have an employment relationship with another institution will be considered external members, provided that their participation does not occur in the same year of their defense of doctoral thesis.

Art. 41 – After the defense, the student must submit to the Coordination of the Program an editable digital copy of the final version of the dissertation or thesis.

Chapter XI

From Scholarship

Art. 42 – The Coordination of the Program, according to the availability, will grant scholarship to the selected student and enrolled.

Single Paragraph – The scholarship belongs to the Program and not to the student, except in cases of scholarships granted by development agencies directly to the Advisor.

Art. 43 – The scholarship granted by the Program will have a maximum duration of 24 (twenty-four) and 42 (forty-two) months for the Master’s and Doctorate, respectively.

Single Paragraph – For PhD students who hold a doctorate degree with a “sandwich” internship abroad, the scholarship granted by the Program may last a maximum period of 48 (forty eight) months, at the request of the Advisor.

Art. 44 – The granting of the scholarship by the Program implies in exclusive dedication to the Course and residence in Viçosa, except when conducting the research in another institution or “sandwich” stage in an institution abroad.

Single Paragraph – In exceptional cases, in accordance with the Joint Ordinance CAPES / CNPq nº1 of July 15, 2010, the student shall be authorized to receive financial supplementation by employment relationship associated with teaching activities, with the approval of the Coordinating Committee, provided that there is no commitment of their activities to the Program.

Art. 45 – The scholarship granted by the Program may be suspended or canceled by the Coordinating Committee or by the Financing Agency for academic, disciplinary or financial reasons, with no right of indemnification to the fellow.

Art. 46 – The lock of enrollment is reason for immediate suspension of the scholarship, without any right acquired in the eventual return of the student.

Art. 47 – The scholarship granted by the Program will be canceled if the student does not meet the established deadlines for any requirement established in the Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Regiment of the UFV and in this Internal Regulation.

Single Paragraph – The student who receives a scholarship granted directly to the Advisor will be subject to all deadlines and penalties for not complying with the requirements established in these Internal Regulations.

Chapter XII

Accreditation of Advisors and Co-mentors

Art. 48 – Effective faculty members of the UFV who belong to the faculty of the Department of Animal Science and holders of the doctoral degree may apply for their role as Program Advisers.

  • 1º – The request for accreditation will be made through a letter addressed to the Coordinating Committee with a printed copy of the applicant’s Lattes curriculum, doctor’s degree and a copy of a research project duly submitted or with funding approved by a public or private development agency , which will be analyzed by the Coordinating Committee. In case of approval, the request will be forwarded to the appropriate proceedings with the Pro-Rectory Research and Post-Graduation of the UFV.
  • 2º – The first approval of the request made by the teacher in accordance with the caput of this Article will be considered “accreditation”. Teachers who have previously been accredited in the Program will undergo a re-accreditation evaluation, as described in these Internal Regulations.

Art. 49 – Teachers whose accreditation has been approved will pass for a performance evaluation period of 6 (six) years, counted from the beginning of the semester subsequent to the date of their accreditation.

  • 1º – At the end of the evaluation period, those teachers who do not comply with the rules and targets for the program’s re-accreditation will be automatically suspended by the Coordinating Committee.
  • 2º – The teacher accredited in the Program will be authorized to the orientation in master’s level. Doctoral level guidelines will only be allowed upon completion of 1 (one) masters orientation.

Art. 50 – During the evaluation period, the teacher, at the discretion of the Coordinating Committee, may maintain a maximum of 4 (four) simultaneously.

Article 51 – The request for accreditation of professionals for coordination, whether internal or external to the UFV, may be performed by any Advisor of the Program through the following documents:

I. Written letter written by the Advisor to the Coordinating Committee containing the justifications for inclusion of the professional as coorientador of a specific student;

II.Copy of doctor’s degree;

III.Declaration signed by the immediate head of the candidate candidate to co-adviser, expressing his agreement with his / her performance as coorientador of the Program; and

IV. Printed copy of the Lattes curriculum of the coorientator candidate.

  • 1º – External professionals and graduates of the Program can only be accepted as co-coordinators if they present an employment relationship and that the co-orientation does not occur during the Quadriênio CAPES of their thesis defense.
  • 2º –  The Program’s PNPD / CAPES grantees are allowed to coordinate students in the Program in accordance with the caput of this article, provided that it does not occur in the year of their thesis defense.

Art. 52 – The accreditation of professors and researchers external to the UFV as coorientators does not imply employment or of any nature with the University, nor will it entail any responsibility on the part of this or the Program

Chapter XII

Reorientation of Guidance and Scheduling in Number of Guided

Art. 53 – The “accreditation” is defined as the renewal of the accreditation of Program Advisors held periodically based on their scientific performance and productivity.

  • 1º – The periodicity of the re-accreditation with the Program will follow the Quadrennial calendar of evaluation of Graduate Programs of CAPES and will occur in the first quarter of the first year of this calendar.
  • 2º – The request for re-accreditation will consist of a letter in a specific model addressed to the Coordinating Committee accompanied by documents proving the productivity to be established by the Coordinating Committee at each request.
  • 3º – Failure to comply with the request for re-accreditation by the teacher within the period established in these Internal Regulations will incur immediate accreditation of the same as a Program Advisor.
  • 4º -It will be the responsibility of the Coordinating Committee to judge the requests for re-accreditation and to communicate the results to the professors and to the Pro-Rectory of Research and Post-Graduation for approval and updating of the body of Advisors of the Program.

Art. 54 – The structure of the evaluation process for the re-teaching of teachers based on their scientific productivity will be established by the Coordinating Committee, with the approval of the Collegiate of Guidance of the Program every four years, following the schedule of evaluation of post programs of CAPES, being displayed on the program’s website.

Single paragraph – The structure of the evaluation process for the re-accreditation may be modified by the Coordinating Committee, with the consent of the Collegiate of Advisors, in intermediate periods in relation to the calendar based on the four-year evaluation period of CAPES postgraduate programs, since which is held on the website of the Program.

Art. 55 – Defined by “staggering as to the number of students”, the annual definition of the maximum number of students who are expected to be simultaneously held by accredited teachers of the Program.

Art. 56 – The scheduling will be carried out in the first quarter of each year based on the scientific productivity of the Advisor in the four (4) years prior to the evaluation year.

Art. e 57 – The rules for scheduling shall be defined annually by the Coordinating Committee of the Program with the consent of the Collegiate of Advisors and published on the website of the Program.

Art. 58 – All teachers accredited or recredited with the Program have the task of contributing theoretical questions to the selective processes of the Program when requested by the Coordinating Committee.

Single Paragraph – Teachers who do not comply with the provisions of the caput of this Article shall suffer a penalty of 50% (fifty percent) in the scheduling of the number of students.

Chapter XIII

Post-Doctoral Training

Art. 59 – The Department of Animal Husbandry in conjunction with the Graduate Program in Animal Science will offer post-doctoral training opportunities to professionals holding a doctorate degree, with no employment relationship with the UFV, who, for their own interest, wish to update or consolidate knowledge in specific areas of Animal Husbandry.

Single Paragraph – The Coordinating Committee is responsible for evaluating the performance of the postdoctoral professional, and serves as an advisory body to the Department of Animal Science regarding the issuance or non-certification of the activities carried out.

Art. 60 – It is up to the candidate to request the Department of Animal Science and the wanted supervisor to participate in the Post-Doctoral Training Program.

Art. 61 – Only postdoctoral professionals will be accepted and recognized after fulfilling all the requirements in terms of documents and procedures defined by the Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Regiment of the UFV.

Art. 62 – Only those teachers who are accredited to the Program and who have completed at least 1 (one) doctoral orientation are able to act as post-doctoral supervisor.

Single paragraph – The volunteer teachers of the Department of Animal Science acting in accordance with Resolution 15/2015 of CONSU, but not accredited, will be given the supervision of postdoctoral professionals.

Art. 63 – The post-doctoral stage will have a minimum duration of 4 (four) months.

Art. 64 – At the end of his postdoctoral period, the professional must submit to the Program Coordinating Committee a documented report of his activities with the proper agreement of his supervisor.

  • 1º – After evaluation of the activities report, the Program will communicate to the Department of Animal Science the result of the evaluation for measures regarding the issuance or not of the postdoctoral certificate.
  • 2º – Failure to submit the report in accordance with the caput of this article shall imply the non-issuance of a certificate of completion of the post-doctoral training.

Art. 65 – To postdoctoral professionals in the Department of Animal Science supported by CAPES National Postdoctoral Program (PNPD) resources, the following additional rules must be observed:

I. Grant the scholarship holder, with the proper agreement of his supervisor, the delivery of an annual report of activities to the Program Coordinating Committee, which shall take place in the first month of the first semester of school according to the UFV School Calendar;

II. The Coordinating Committee will be able to evaluate the activities carried out by the fellow, who will have the autonomy to recommend the continuity of the activities or the substitution of the fellow; and

III. The substitution of the scholarship holder will take place through a public and specific public notice designated for the area of ​​action to be defined by the Coordinating Committee.

Art. 66 – All postdoctoral professionals with the Department of Animal Science are offered the guidance of course completion work (TCC) of students of the Degree in Animal Science.

  • 1º – The TCC orientation of undergraduate students in Animal Science will only be accepted if the defense of the final work occurs during the period of post-doctoral training.
  • 2º – The accreditation of the postdoctoral professional as advisor of TCC of undergraduate students will follow what is determined by the Coordinating Committee of the Undergraduate Course in Zootechnics of UFV.

Chapter XIV

Of Final Provisions

Art. 67 – The points not covered in this Internal Regulation will be governed by what determines the Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Regiment of the UFV.

Art. 68 – Omitted cases will be decided by the Coordinating Commission of the Postgraduate Program in Animal Science.

Art. 69 – These Bylaws shall come into force on the date of their approval.

Viçosa, XX of xxxxxx of 2017.

Prof. Edenio Detmann

Chairman of the Coordinating Committee of the Postgraduate Program in Animal Science – UFV

Prof. Alysson Saraiva

Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Post-Graduate Program in Animal Science – UFV

Profa. Karina Guimarães Ribeiro

Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Post-Graduate Program in Animal Science – UFV

Profa. Simone Elisa Facioni Guimarães

Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Post-Graduate Program in Animal Science – UFV

Discente Tadeu Eder da Silva

Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Post-Graduate Program in Animal Science – UFV