Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – IIT (www.iit.it) is opening a post-doctoral position in Photoelectrochemistry in the framework of the ERC Project “Light Induced Cell modulation by Exogenous Organic Semiconductors, LINCE” GA Number 803621, focused on the development of light sensitive devices for optical modulation of cellular activity. This research activity will be carried out at the “Center for Nano Science and Technology” (CNST@PoliMi Milano).
The candidate will study the photochemical and photophysical processes occurring at the interface between organic semiconductors and in vitro living cells, and he/she will design, fabricate and optimize device architectures based on conjugated polymers, with the final goal to optically regulate the activity of different models of living cells, from their genesis to proliferation, from differentiation to specific functions. He/she will work in a highly multidisciplinary research team, comprising material scientists, physicists, engineers, biologists and biotechnologists, and will have access to state-of-the-art facilities for devices fabrication and characterization.
Will be considered a plus a documented expertise in:
The closing date for applications is 28/08/2019 and applications, including a cover letter, a detailed CV and name and contacts of at least two referees should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting “CB 77331 - Post doc in Photoelectrochemistry” in the subject line.
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