A contest for a professor at a Federal University in Brazil requires candidates’ knowledge in the area of cryptocurrencies and blockchain.
In recent years, the Brazilian state has shown interest in this subject, in different spheres. Recently, a tender for Caixa Econômica Federal and Banco do Brasil also had questions related to this technology.
Before these lawsuits, tests for diplomats and even criminal experts also required candidates to know the subject, which shows a created area of knowledge that arouses interest in public bodies.
Competition for a federal university professor requires knowledge of cryptocurrencies and blockchain
Since 2009, when Bitcoin was created, on January 3rd of that year, the subject has gone through several instances in the field of knowledge. It is worth remembering that this is a modern technology of money over the internet, which, due to its decentralized nature, is irreproachable and uncontrollable by governments.
Anyway, this will be the subject of an open competition by the Ministry of Education in Brazil, specifically at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, to work in a Work regime with 40 hours a week, full time and Dedication
The professional who intends to act as a professor at this faculty, in the State of Minas Gerais, must have a degree in Law and a Doctorate in the area.
Starting on April 26, 2022, candidates will have to take Essay Writing, Didactics, Memorial and Professional Action Plan tests, as well as the Degree Assessment.
In the content of the dissertation and didactic test, candidates must understand a new area in the academic world, which are cryptocurrencies, blockchain and smart contracts, understanding about the regulation of this sector.
“7) SMART CONTRACTS, BLOCKCHAIN and CRYPTOCURRENCY. Technical and regulatory aspects. Regulation, applications and legal implications.”
What else should candidates know?
In addition to knowledge in cryptocurrencies and blockchain, candidates who want to be a professor at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora should know about Artificial Intelligence, Law in Innovation and Technology, Internet Regulation, Data Protection and Information Security, Work and New Technologies, Law and Digital Companies, Architecture and Network Neutrality, among other matters.
The notice was published in the Official Gazette of the Union this Wednesday (29) and may be better known by those interested. The initial remuneration for professionals in this position will be R$ 9,616.18, with only one place available.
It is noteworthy that this is yet another public examination in Brazil that requires candidates for knowledge of cryptocurrencies, a situation that has become common in recent years.