A post-doctoral position is available in the Nanotechnology for Precision Medicine Research Line (nPMed) at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – Genova to work on the engineering and pre-clinical testing of polymeric nanoconstructs for the treatment and imaging of cancer and inflammatory diseases. The position is available for 2 years and possibly renewable for another 2 years, based on merit and IIT internal regulations.
The Laboratory of Nanotechnology for Precision Medicine focuses on the rational design of nanoconstructs for multi-modal imaging and combination therapies in cancer, cardiovascular and other diseases; fabrication of microfluidic chips for the optimization of nanomedicines and the analysis of tumor biophysics; and development of hierarchical multi-scale computational models. This is achieved by integrating the expertise of biomedical engineers, physicists, chemists, biologists, pharmacologists, and clinical scientists.
The ideal candidate will have:
For any informal enquiries, please contact directly Dr. Paolo Decuzzi (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For a formal application, please send a CV, cover letter describing your previous work and career goals, three most representative scientific publications, and names/contacts of 2 referees to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org by November 1, 2019 quoting “Post doc in Nanomedicine&Imaging CB 74292” in the subject line.
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, material science, robotics, life sciences and nano-biotechnologies.
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.
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