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Outreach Officer

BC: 69435

La Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia sta ricercando un laureato/a in materie scientifiche da inserire presso l’Ufficio per l’Organizzazione della Ricerca.
La posizione offerta avrà un ruolo centrale nell’organizzazione delle iniziative scientifiche e divulgative di cui IIT è promotore o attivo partecipante.

In particolare, la risorsa selezionata dovrà gestire:
  • la partecipazione ad eventi di visibilità nazionale ed internazionale, ponendosi come  riferimento interno e front end per gli enti esterni
  • l’allestimento degli spazi espositivi
  • la promozione ed implementazione di iniziative dedicate allo staff interno
  • l’organizzazione di visite all’istituto da parte di scuole, gruppi organizzati
  • progettazione e organizzazione dei contenuti per la divulgazione scientifica.  

La ricerca è indirizzata verso un candidato/a con pregressa esperienza di almeno 3 anni in ruolo affine, ottima conoscenza della lingua inglese e un background scientifico.
Costituirà titolo preferenziale la specifica formazione nell’ambito della divulgazione scientifica e conoscenze di base per la realizzazione di progetti grafici e multimediali.

Dal punto di vista delle competenze personali, il candidato/a dovrà avere:
  • Ottime capacità comunicative e relazionali
  • Predisposizione al coordinamento di risorse ed attività
  • Dinamismo e flessibilità
  • Attitudine al problem solving.

E’ richiesta disponibilità oraria full time.

Sede di lavoro 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 d.lgs. 196/2003, all’indirizzo di posta elettronica This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it entro il 20 novembre 2014, indicando nell’oggetto della email “Selezione Outreach_ROO”.

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


La Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT - nasce con l'obiettivo di promuovere lo sviluppo tecnologico del Paese e l'alta formazione in ambito scientifico/tecnologico.
In questo senso, infatti, l'IIT è impegnato a realizzare il proprio programma scientifico, che vede nell'integrazione fra la ricerca scientifica di base e lo sviluppo di applicazioni tecniche, il principale principio ispiratore.
Gli ambiti di ricerca riguardano campi della scienza dall'elevato contenuto innovativo, che rappresentano le frontiere più avanzate della tecnologia moderna, con ampie possibilità applicative in molteplici settori dalla medicina all'industria, dall'informatica alla robotica, alle scienze della vita, alle nanobiotecnologie.

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

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 Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:48

Postdoctoral position in “Colliodal nanocrystal devices”

CB 69745 

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT - was founded with the objective of promoting Italy’s technological development and further education in science and technology. In this sense, IIT is committed to achieving its scientific program, which sees its major inspirational principle in the integration between basic scientific research and the development of technical applications. Research covers scientific areas of high innovative content, representing the most advanced frontiers of modern technology with wide application opportunities in various fields: from medicine to industry, from computer science to robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnology.

For the advertised position the candidate will work at the cutting edge of exploiting nanoscale control on chemical transformations for device fabrication. Our group pioneers the masking of cation exchange reaction via irradiation with high energy beams (Nano Letters 14, page 2116) and this project shall demonstrate the capability of this method for optoelectronic device fabrication and showcase its versatility.

The project is embedded in the framework of the ERC Consolidator Grant TRANS-NANO assigned to Prof. Liberato Manna.

We offer a post-doctoral position in Genova with competitive annual remuneration depending on the experience of the candidate.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a strong background in condensed matter physics, nanoscale materials and semiconductor devices.

Expertise in nanofabrication and clean room processing  will be considered a plus.

The post doc researcher will design and investigate electronic prototype devices based on colloidal nanocrystals by  exploiting chemical transformations in nanomaterials. He/she will work in a strongly interdisciplinary environment between chemistry and semiconductor physics, including supervision of PhD students, and will closely collaborate with scientists studying the fundamentals of chemical nanocrystal transformations.

Interested candidates should send their CV with 2 letters of recommendation before November 30, 2014 to roman This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it quoting ‘’REF 38 Post doc transformation devices’’ in the subject header.

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 also 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 Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:16

Postdoctoral position in “Surface Characterization of Colloidal Nanocrystals”

CB 69744 

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT - was founded with the objective of promoting Italy’s technological development and further education in science and technology. In this sense, IIT is committed to achieving its scientific program, which sees its major inspirational principle in the integration between basic scientific research and the development of technical applications. Research covers scientific areas of high innovative content, representing the most advanced frontiers of modern technology, with wide application opportunities in various fields: from medicine to industry, from computer science to robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnology.

For the present research position, the candidate will be working on a challenging project in the field of Nanochemistry/Nanofabrication.

The main aim will be to study the modifications of films of colloidal nanocrystals as a result of irradiation with various sources (including electron beam and X-rays) and subsequent cation exchange reaction and/or thermal annealing, in the framework of EU-sponsored ERC Consolidator Grant TRANS-NANO.

We offer a post-doctoral position in Genoa with competitive annual remuneration depending on the experience of the candidate.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a strong background in surface physics and materials science of nanoscale materials.

Expertise in X-rays based characterization techniques, also performed at synchrotron radiation facilities, will be considered a plus.

The post doc researcher will be in charge of designing and implementing experiments on characterization of nanocrystals’ films before and after transformations, in strict collaboration with chemists and materials scientists of the group, and, simultaneously, supervise related PhD projects.

Interested candidates should send their CV with 2 letters of recommendation before November 30, 2014 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it quoting ‘’REF 37 Post doc surface science ERC’’ in the subject header.

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 also 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 Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:08

Fellowship position in “Fabrication and integration of nanocrystals in electronic devices”

CB 69742  

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – IIT (www.iit.it) is opening a fellowship position in the Nanochemistry Department in the framework of EU-sponsored ERC Consolidator Grant TRANS-NANO to develop approaches for the fabrication and integration of nanocrystals in electronic devices.

IIT was established with the objective of promoting Italy’s technological development and further education in science and technology. Its scientific program integrates fundamental research and the development of technical applications as a major inspirational principle. Our research covers scientific areas of high innovative content, representing the most advanced frontiers of modern technology: from medicine to industry, from computer science to robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnology.

The Nanochemistry Department, headed by director Liberato Manna, is active in the latter domain, developing a broad range of nanomaterials. Next to materials synthesis, our teams target applications in catalysis, health care (cancer therapy, targeted drug release), photonics (light emission and modulation), electronics and energy harvesting and storage.

The candidate's research activity will focus on the following main objectives:

  • Synthesis of nanomaterials including mainly complex semiconductor alloy nanocrystals and nanocrystal heterostructures;
  • Integration of nanomaterials in prototype devices such as field effect transistors, photodetectors and single nanocrystal devices.
The position is opened to candidates who have recently obtained a Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Materials Science or Physics. No PhD title is required.

Workplace: Genoa, Italy

Interested candidates should send their CV with names of 2 referees to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it before November 30, 2014 quoting ‘’REF 35  Fellowship position in fabrication and integration’’in the subject line.

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.

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

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:05

Two post-doctoral positions in Medicinal Chemistry

CB: 69701
CB: 68743

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT, www.iit.it) is a private law Foundation created with special Government Law no. 269 dated September 30th 2003 with the objective of promoting Italy's technological development and higher education in science and technology. Research at IIT is carried out in highly innovative scientific fields with state-of-the-art technology.

Two post-doctoral positions in medicinal chemistry are available within D3 Computation group, which is composed by both computational and medicinal chemists working at IIT Drug Discovery and Development department.

The open positions are meant for experienced medicinal chemists capable of developing synthetic pathways to obtain stereochemically and structurally diverse small compounds for the inhibition of selected drug targets.

Knowledge of contemporary synthetic organic chemistry, familiarity with modern chromatographic analytical and purification instruments (MS-HPLC, automatized normal phase purification instruments etc.) and experience in the characterization of organic compounds via NMR spectroscopy and/or mass spectrometry are required

The candidate must possess a sense of scientific curiosity and be capable of mastering new experimental techniques as required. He/she will work in close contact with computational chemists in a cutting-edge research environment with state-of-the-art instrumentations and labs and will play a key role in generating new inhibitors with therapeutic implications and potential for high-impact publications.

Required qualifications:

  • A PhD in organic chemistry or related disciplines
  • A strong record in research productivity
  • Fluency in written and oral English
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills

While not mandatory, the following qualifications are strongly desired:

  • Previous participation in computer-assisted drug discovery projects;
  • Experience in working with pharmaceutically relevant targets such as GPCRs and kinases;
  • International experience

Successful candidates will be offered a competitive package  commensurate to qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter including research accomplishments and interests, CV, names and contact information (e-mail, and phone number) of at least two professional references to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please apply before November 20, 2014.

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 Wednesday, 22 October 2014 13:59