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Post-doctoral position in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

CB: 69293

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT, 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.

A post-doctoral position in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry is currently available within IIT “CompuNet Platform” in Genoa.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014 14:49


Post-doctoral position for the development and characterization of multifunctional polymeric nanocomposites

BC: 68959

The Smart Materials Group of the Nanophysics Department is looking for a motivated, focused and determined young scientist with novel and creative ideas.

The ideal candidate must have a PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science, obtained no more than 10 years ago, and a well-established publication record on polymeric nanocomposites development and characterization.

Previous experience in polymeric nanocomposites preparation and chemical or structural characterization is essential.



CB: 66878

IIT ( invites qualified senior applicants to submit their CVs for a Technologist position within the PharmaChemistry Facility of the Drug Discovery and Development Department.

Your profile: candidates should have a post-graduate Degree in Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Pharmacology or related fields, an extensive experience in planning and conducting in vivo studies, a track record of relevant publications in the field and strong team-building and communication skills.

Moreover, she/he has a considerable experience in interactions with relevant Italian Health Authorities (Ministry of Health and Istituto Superiore di Sanità) for the preparation and discussion of experimental protocols for in vivo studies according to the current European law and is familiar with the application of Replacement, Reduction and Refinement (3R’s) strategies in experimental techniques.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014 10:02


Software engineer and developer

CB: 69548

The Dynamic Legged Systems Lab (DLS Lab) at the Department of Advanced Robotics (ADVR) at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), ( ), an English-language research Institute, is looking for a full time software engineer (fixed term contract) with proven experience in programming (mostly C and C++).

The DLS Lab is known for doing cutting-edge research in the area of high-performance robots with legs. The Lab’s main research platform is the hydraulic robot HyQ (, one of the world’s top performing quadruped robots.
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing software in the area of embedded systems, communication and networking as well as higher level applications such as graphical interfaces to support the different projects within the DLS Lab.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:12


One fellow position in the department of NBT/NSYN for the project “Neuronal differentiation and neurophysiological analysis of induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC) derived from epileptic patients"

CB: 70265

A fellow position is available in Dr. Benfenati’s group at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Neuroscience and Brain Technologies Department (IIT-NBT, Genova, Italy).

The project will be focused on the study of the neuronal differentiation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (IPSC) derived from fibroblasts of epileptic patients. IPSCs represent an unlimited source of patient derived neurons which can be directly analyzed providing, for the first time, an in vitro model of human patient neuronal cells.