Italian Institute of Technology (IIT)

Postdoctoral position in electrophysiology of 3D cellular systems

Italian Institute of Technology (IIT)

Genova, Italy

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, Chemistry, 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 chip-based electrophysiology of 3D cellular assemblies working at the interface between biological and electrical systems.

The ideal candidate should have:
- a PhD in Engineering/Material Science, or related disciplines with a strong academic background and publication record;
- Consolidate experience on neuronal/cardiac in vitro electrophysiology, preferably chip-based technology (multi electrode arrays, transistors), signal acquisition, processing and analysis (Matlab, Python).
- Sound knowledge of characterization of chip-cell coupling and cell-material interface
Experience in cell culture 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.
To apply (deadline is October 30th 2019) 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 electrophysiology of 3D cellular systems CB 76795” in the subject line.

IIT was established in 2003 and successfully created the large scale infrastructure in Genova, a network of 10 state of the art laboratories countrywide, recruited an international staff of about 1100 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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Postdoctoral position in electrophysiology of 3D cellular systems