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Mechanical Engineer

CB : 72068

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT - was established in 2003 and successfully created the large scale infrastructure in Genova, a network of 10 state of the art laboratories countrywide, recruited an international staff of about 1500 people from more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnologies.

IIT launched in 2014 a new Facility, named Rehab Technologies, for the development of robotic devices that will improve the quality of life of people with motor disabilities.

The projects will be a technological challenge in which IIT will develop medical devices strongly interacting with internationally recognized clinical partners.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 February 2016 10:11

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Postdoctoral position in 2D heterostructures for flexible optoelectronic devices

BC: 71795

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT, www.iit.it) is a non-profit institution with the primary goal of promoting Italy's technological development and creating scientific knowledge. Research at IIT is carried out in highly innovative scientific fields with state-of-the-art technology.

IIT was established in 2003 and successfully created a large-scale infrastructure in Genova and a network of 10 state-of-the-art laboratories countrywide with an international staff of about 1100 people from more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible applications from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nano-biotechnologies.

A post-doctoral position is available for highly motivated candidates at the Center for Nanotechnology Innovation (CNI) in Pisa, in collaboration with the IIT Graphene Labs (http://graphene.iit.it) and with partners working on the EU Flagship project on graphene supported by the European Union (http://www.graphene-flagship.eu/GF/index.php) (2013-2023 period)

We are looking for  highly motivated candidates with a strong background in synthesis and characterization of graphene and 2D materials. The candidate tothis position will work in the field of graphene and 2D heterostructures for the development of novel all-2D devices whose physics and mechanics are accessible on soft polymeric or plastic substrates. This will involve synthesis of graphene and novel 2D materials adopting CVD techniques, investigation and tailoring of their fundamental properties, device fabrication and characterization.

A PhD in Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry or a related discipline is required. Previous experience at synchrotron facilities, as well as in various surface characterization techniques, is considered a big plus as are. competences on one or more programming languages.We value scientists who can interact effectively with an interdisciplinary team, have a high degree of independence and take accountability for their project. The successful candidate will be offered a two-year internationally competitive salary package commensurate to qualifications and experience.  

Please submit cover letter including research accomplishments and interests, CV and 2 reference letters to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it quoting “Post doc position CNI 2D heterostructures” in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is February 29, 2016.

In order to comply with Italian law (art. 23 of Privacy Law of the Italian Legislative Decree n. 196/03), the candidate is kindly asked to give his/her consent to allow IIT to process his/her personal data. We inform you that the information you provide will be solely used for the purpose of assessing your professional profile to meet the requirements of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Your data will be processed by Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with its headquarters in Genoa, Via Morego 30, acting as the Data Holder, using computer and paper-based means, observing the rules on the protection of personal data, including those relating to the security of data. Please also note that, pursuant to art.7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, you may exercise your rights at any time as a party concerned by contacting the Data Manager.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 09:34

IP and Contracts Assistant

CB 72000

Per rafforzare la propria organizzazione, il Technology Transfer di IIT sta ricercando una figura di IP and contracts assistant.

Il profilo professionale comprende le seguenti attività:

  • Redazione e verifica di accordi accessori alle attività di trasferimento tecnologico (non disclosure agreement, material transfer agreement, offerte in vendita di strumentazione prototipale)
  • Redazione e verifica delle clausole relative alla gestione della proprietà intellettuale in accordi istituzionali fra IIT ed altre Organizzazioni di Ricerca
  • Supportare la gestione amministrativa di accordi di licenza di brevetto
  • Supportare la gestione amministrativa di contratti di ricerca collaborativa con aziende
  • Supportare la gestione dei rapporti con studi di consulenza brevettuale, enti di ricerca, Università e aziende per la materia legale inerente alla valorizzazione della proprietà intellettuale.

Requisiti:

  • Laurea in Giurisprudenza (preferenziale) o discipline tecniche/economiche
  • Buona conoscenza della materia diritto industriale
  • Buona conoscenza del diritto dei contratti
  • Ottima conoscenza della lingua inglese scritta e parlata

Costituirà titolo preferenziale la formazione in materia di proprietà industriale, gestione dell’innovazione, trasferimento tecnologico.

La sede di lavoro è Genova.

Gli interessati possono far pervenire il proprio dettagliato curriculum, con indicazione dell'autorizzazione al trattamento dei dati personali e degli eventuali dati sensibili ai sensi del decreto legislativo n. 196/2003, a mezzo posta elettronica all'indirizzo This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it indicando “IP and Contracts Assistant” nell’oggetto della mail, entro il  29 Febbraio 2016.

La selezione è aperta a candidati ambosessi (L.903/77).

I candidati ritenuti idonei sulla base della valutazione del curriculum saranno convocati per l’avvio dell’iter di selezione.

La informiamo che i dati da Lei forniti saranno trattati ai soli fini della valutazione del Suo profilo professionale rispetto alle esigenze della Fondazione IIT.

I Suoi dati saranno trattati dalla Fondazione IIT, con sede in Genova, Via Morego, 30, in qualità di Titolare del Trattamento, con supporti informatici e cartacei, osservando le norme in tema di tutela dei dati personali, ivi comprese quelle relative alla sicurezza dei dati.

La informiamo inoltre che, ai sensi dell’art. 7 del D. Lgs. 196/2003, Lei potrà esercitare in qualsiasi momento i Suoi diritti in qualità di Interessato rivolgendosi al Titolare del Trattamento.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 16:00

Post-Doctoral positions in the context of the Graphene Flagship

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – IIT (www.iit.it) is opening 8 post-doctoral positionsin the framework of the Future & Emerging Technologies flagship project on graphene and other 2d crystals, Graphene Flagship (http://graphene-flagship.eu/) funded by the European Union for the 2013-2023 period.

IIT was established in 2003 and successfully created a large-scale infrastructure in Genova and a network of 10 state-of-the-art laboratories countrywide with an international staff of about 1100 people from more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nano-biotechnologies.

Eight post-doctoral positions are currently available to work in the context of the Graphene Flagship (graphene-flagship.eu) funded by the European Union.

Research lines comprise: Health and Environment, Biomedical Technologies, Photonic and Optoelectronic Applications, Energy Generation, Energy Storage and Polymer Composites.

Post Docs will work within IIT Graphene Labs (http://graphene.iit.it) in close collaboration with existing IIT research groups and also with partners of the Graphene Flagship.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 16:43

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Post-Doc Position – Nanostructured materials & photoelectrochemical devices

BC: 71715

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – IIT – was established in 2005 and successfully created a large-scale infrastructure in Genova, a network of 10 state-of-the-art laboratories countrywide and recruited an international staff of about 1000 people from more than 30 countries.

IIT's research endeavor focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnologies.

IIT is currently seeking a bright and highly motivated post doc to join its Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies in Lecce, where a multifaceted program of strategic research activities on photoelectrochemical devices for solar energy conversion and storage is being carried out.  

This research line has been conceived to address the most crucial and challenging issues associated with nanomaterials processing, design/realization of innovative device architectures and analysis of their fundamental operation mechanisms.

The successful candidate will plan and carry out her/his experimental work in the framework of  a technological platform aimed at the development of innovative photo/electrochemical systems for solar energy conversion and dynamic control of the near infrared radiation. She/he will operate in a world-class laboratory equipped with a wide range of fabrication and characterization facilities.

Good team-working skills in an international environment as well as excellent capability to discuss and communicate results in English are essential prerequisites. Travelling abroad will be part of the research work and may include spending a period of time in a different city/country.

We are looking for highly motivated candidates whostrive to achieve the best results and contribute to the overall advancement of the research program of their team

The successful applicant will work on the implementation of advanced photoelectrochemical systems for solar energy conversion and storage. She/he will be involved in the implementation of novel nanostructured materials, characterization of their optical and electrochemical properties and design of novel device architectures.

The application shall include a statement of research interests, CV with publication list and 2 reference letters. Please send your application to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it quoting “Post-Doc Position – Nanostructured materials & photoelectrochemical devices CB 71715” in the subject line.

Please apply by March 4, 2016.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 15:31

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