Postdoc position in ‘Biohybrid neuromorphic platforms’ - [ Postdoc ]

Workplace: Napoli, IIT@CRIB
Added on: 10/06/2019 - Expires on: 30/06/2019

A postdoc position will be available at the Center for Advanced Biomaterials for Health Care, IIT@CRIB in Naples ( within the Tissue Electronics Research Line.

The Center integrates multidisciplinary expertise ranging from Engineering, Material Science, Chemistry, Biology and Pharmacology. Laboratories are fully furnished with cutting-edge equipments for molecular and material synthesis, micro- and nano-fabrication, surface and morphological characterization, along with state-of-art equipment for cell and molecular biology.

We are looking for a candidate with strong experimental experience, who will participate in a project on chip-based biohybrid platform based on the coupling of neuromorphic devices with electrogenic cells.

The ideal candidate should have:

- PhD in Engineering/Material Science, or related disciplines with a strong academic background and publication record;

- Consolidate experience on electrochemistry;

- Knowledge on neuromorphic/memristor devices and/or transistors/multi electrode arrays.

Experience in cell culture will be also taken in great consideration.

More information on the research group and related activities can be found at

The selected candidate will be offered a contract with competitive remuneration depending on his/her experience.  Starting date is September 1st.

To apply (deadline is June 30th , 2019) please send a cover letter outlining experience and qualifications for the position, CV and name and contacts of 2 referees to Dr. Francesca Santoro ( quoting “Postdoc position in ‘Biohybrid neuromorphic platforms’ CB75566.

Please note that this position is pending budget approval

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 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 nanobiotechnologies.

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

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Involved Research lines
Tissue Electronics


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