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 “immunotherapeutic strategies against brain tumors”, 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:
the development of innovative immunotherapeutic strategies against glial and neuronal brain tumors based on the isolation and re-infusion of cytotoxic effector cells and haematopoietic progenitor cells.
Ideal candidates should have a PhD in Biomedical Science, Immunology, or a related field and experience in phenotypic and functional characterization of normal and tumoral cells by qualitative and quantitative multiparameter fluorescence analysis and cell sorting as well as experience in the analysis of signal transduction at single cell level.
The position requires excellent and specific experience in:
• Signal transduction
• Functional study at single cell levels
• Multicolour fluorescence analysis
• Cell sorting
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.
Please apply before: October 9, 2013
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