Postdoc Position on Microscopy and Single-Particle Tracking - [ Postdoc ]

Workplace: Genova, IIT
Added on: 03/05/2018 - Expires on: 30/08/2018

IIT ( invites qualified level applicants for a Post Doc position at the “Molecular Microscopy and Spectroscopy” line lead by Dr. Giuseppe Vicidomini.

Your profile: Candidates should have a solid background and good experimental skills in microscopy and/or image processing, should be strongly motivated and keen to work in an interdisciplinary research field. The Post Doc will work on novel microscopy methods for single-particle tracking, with the aims of improving the information content and spatial/temporal characteristics. The postdoctoral researcher will be given the opportunity to participate in the different research topics of the group and will be expected to make a strong contribution to the overall group’s research efforts.

Essentials qualifications for this position include a PhD in physics, engineering, computer science or closely related discipline.

Expertise in florescence labeling will be considered a plus.

Our Offer: The position is for a Post Doc Junior and the appointment will be for 1 year and 6 months with the possibility of renewal.

The research position is funded by Compagnia di San Paolo, with grant number 2017-0690.

Detailed information about the research can be requested via email to Giuseppe Vicidomini at

Your application (deadline is August 30, 2018): Applications, including a CV, cover letter, research statement and contact information for 2 references, should be submitted to Dr. Giuseppe Vicidomini at , quoting “Post Doc BC 75255 ” in the subject.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with its headquarters in Genoa, Italy, is a non-profit institution with the primary goal of creating and disseminating scientific knowledge and strengthening Italy's technological competitiveness. IIT was established in 2003 and successfully created a large-scale infrastructure in Genova, a network of 10 state-of-the-art laboratories countrywide and recruited an international staff of about 1200 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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Molecular Microscopy and Spectroscopy


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