Applications are invited for 1 Post-doctoral position to be involved in the “Development and characterization of polymeric nanocomposite porous materials to be used in the treatment of contaminated waters.”
We are looking for a motivated scientist with novel and creative ideas, focused and determined. The position will be focused on the development of porous polymeric composite membranes and foams able to indicate and to selectively remove typical and emerging pollutants from water, such as oil, industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, micro or nanoplastics etc.
The candidate must have:
Following experience will be highly appreciated:
The research activity will take place in the Smart Materials Group of IIT that is based in Genoa, Italy.
The research of the Smart Materials group deals with the development of new composite materials by combining various synthetic or natural polymers with micro or nanofillers or organic molecules. The main research lines of the Smart Materials Group are Green and Sustainable composites, Graphene nanocomposites, Smart composite materials for sensing, Surface engineering and adhesion, Multifunctional polymeric foams and aerogels, Smart Fabrics and Paper, Materials for Safe Environment, Food packaging, Materials for Regenerative Medicine, etc. Close collaborations exist with industry, university departments, and other research centers in Italy and abroad.
Please send your application, including a CV listing all publications, a research statement describing your previous research experience and outlining its relevance to the above topics, and names of 2 referees, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting “Post doc CB 73005”.
Please apply by December 1st 2017.
Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia-IIT was founded with the objective to promote excellence in basic and applied research and to foster Italy’s technological and economic development. In this sense, IIT’s scientific program has a strong multidisciplinary character, merging expertise from different platforms of Humanoid Technologies & Robotics, Neuroscience and Cognition, Nanotechnology and Materials, Sustainability.
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