Research Scientist in Venice (Italy)

Research Scientist in Venice (Italy)

Fondazione Banca d Veneto Onlus (The Veneto Eye Bank Foundation)

Venice, Italy

The Research Centre of the Veneto Eye Bank Foundation (FBOV, www.fbov.org and http://research.fbov.org/, one of the leading eye banks in Europe), employees scientists involved in pre-clinical and clinical studies on eye disorders and regenerative medicine.
FBOV is seeking a highly motivated Research Scientist who will contribute to the development of a project aimed at regenerating the Retinal Pigment Epithelium in patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration, an international collaboration with partners in the European Union.

The ideal candidate should be willing to travel, and have the following qualifications:
- a Master’s Degree in Biology/Biotechnology/Medical Sciences;
- fluency in English;
- technical proficiency in one or more of the following areas: cell culture and phenotyping, embryonic stem cell differentiation, immunohistochemistry, molecular biology;
- a previous experience with cells of retinal origin would be an advantage;

The position is available immediately for two years. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

IMPORTANT: the candidate will be required to relocate abroad (within the European Union) during the first year of contract, in order to develop the necessary skills.

Candidates from the European Union are strongly encouraged to apply.
All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to live and work in Italy and Europe in order to be considered. Application is by CV and covering letter, and should be mailed to:
Dr Stefano Ferrari, stefano.ferrari@fbov.it.

Contact details:
Stefano Ferrari, PhD
Fondazione Banca degli Occhi del Veneto
30174 Zelarino (Venezia) – ITALY
Email: stefano.ferrari@fbov.it
www.fbov.org and http://research.fbov.org/

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Research Scientist in Venice (Italy)