Job title: Technologist
IIT (www.iit.it) invites qualified senior applicants to submit their CV for a Technologist position within the Centre for Advanced HealthCare IIT@CRIB, Italy.
The winning candidate will facilitate the use and development of equipment for materials surface characterization including XPS, NMR, two AFMs, Gi-SAXS, micro-FT-IR/PM-IRRAS, RAMAN, HPCL/MS, SPR, ellipsometer, and other equipment related to both biochemical synthesis and material functionalization, including two systems for liquids handling and deposition, an automated peptide synthesizer according to the scientific needs of IIT.
We seek outstanding creative candidates to develop research programs that impact the area of sensing and diagnostic materials, with particular attention to polymeric materials for bio-detection.
Your profile: ideal candidates have a wide experience, with at least 5 years of post-doctoral activity demonstrated by an established track record of publications in chemical bioconjugation, polymer surface modifications and physical- and chemical- characterizations of materials interface (AFM, IR, RAMAN, XPS, QCM, SPR).
Moreover, they must have gained experience in biomolecule conjugation and presentation at material interfaces, polymers modifications and hydrogels for applications in sensing and diagnostics.
Tasks and responsibilities of the technologist will include:
- Coordination and supervision of the instrumentation, infrastructure and technical staff of the labs;
- Organization of the lab activity, managing of project schedule;
- Selection, purchase, installation and commissioning of new equipment;
- Tutoring of undergraduate and postgraduate students;
- Fostering and coordinating collaborations with industrial partner and technology transfer.
A PhD in Materials Science or Biomedical Engineering or related field is requested.
Fluency in English is essential.
Our offer: salary and benefits are in line with international standards.