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Post Doc Call at CLNS IIT@Sapienza in "Protein Engineering"

 

BC 66456

The Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (http://www.iit.it) is a private law Foundation, created with special Government Law no. 269 of September 30th 2003, with the objective of promoting Italy's technological development and higher education in science and technology. Research at IIT is carried out in highly innovative scientific fields with state-of-the-art technology.

A postdoctoral position in Protein Engineering, will be available and confirmed in 2014 at the Center for Life Nanoscience  at  the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (CLNS@SAPIENZA, Rome, Italy).

The project will explore:

•    Development of in vitro use of protein based nanoparticles for targeted delivery
•    Application to the study of delivery of drugs and/or nucleic acids to neural cells
•    In silico design and in vitro development of protein based constructs

Ideal candidates should have a PhD in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related field and experience in protein cloning and expression, site directed mutagenesis, protein structure determination, bioconjugation chemistry, protein based nanoparticles.
The position requires excellent and specific experience in:

•    Structural biology for protein structure determination
•    Site directed mutagenesis studies on proteins and enzymes
•    Bacterial protein expression systems
•    Chemical manipulation of proteins (from protein purification to bioconjugate chemistry)

We value scientists with a proactive attitude and results-oriented mindset, good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary research team. An internationally competitive salary, dependent on experience, will be offered.

Interested applicants should submit CV, list of publications, a statement of research interests, and the names of at least two referees both to Prof. Giancarlo Ruocco (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and  Andrea D’Aiello (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Please, mention “Post Doc call in Protein Engineering– BC66456 ” in your application.

Please apply before September 30, 2013.

In order to comply with the Italian law (art. 23 of Privacy Law of the Italian Legislative Decree n. 196/03), we have to kindly ask the candidate to give his/her consent to allow IIT to process his/her personal data. We inform you that the information you provided will be used solely for the purpose of assessing your professional profile to meet the requirements of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia.

Your data will be processed by Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with headquarters in Genoa, Via Morego, 30, acting as the Data Holder, using computer and paper based means, observing the rules on protection of personal data, including those relating to the security of data.

Please also note that, pursuant to art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, you may exercise your rights at any time as a party concerned by contacting the Data Manager.
The Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.
 

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