Postdoctoral position in3D neuronal-material biointerfaces

Luogo di lavoro: Napoli, IIT@CRIB
Inserito il: 23/09/2019 - Scade il: 15/02/2020

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

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

We are looking for a postdoctoral candidate with strong experimental experience, who will participate in a project on 3D neuronal cultures and electrophysiology working at the interface between biological and material engineering systems.

The ideal candidate should have:

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

- Consolidate experience in neuronal cell cultures;

- Experience in electrophysiology, immunohistochemistry, imaging;

- Sound knowledge of characterization of chip-cell coupling and cell-material interface, 3D cultures.

Experience in bioelectronics will be also taken in great consideration.

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

He/She will be offered a contract with competitive remuneration depending on candidate’s experience. 

Please consider that this position is contingent on budget approval.

To apply (deadline is January 20, 2020) please send a cover letter outlining experience and qualifications for the position, CV and names of 2 referees to Dr. Francesca Santoro ( quoting “Postdoctoral position in 3D neuronal-material biointerfaces CB 76795” in the subject line.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                IIT was established in 2003 and successfully created the large scale infrastructure in Genova, a network of 11 state of the art laboratories countrywide, recruited an international staff of about 1700 people from more than 60 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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Linee di ricerca coinvolte
Tissue Electronics


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