Fellowship for graduate student for the synthesis of magnetic nanomaterials - [ Fellow ]

Workplace: Genova, IIT
Added on: 09/08/2019 - Expires on: 30/08/2019

The Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications Research Line led by Dr. Teresa Pellegrino at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is looking for a student holding a M. Sc.in materials science, chemistry or physics to develop a project focused on the synthesis, characterization, and biomedical application of high-quality colloidal nanocrystals to be used in Magnetic Hyperthermia Therapy. Knowledge in magnetism of nanoparticles is welcome and high interest for the research topic is required.

Main tasks and responsibilities of the successful candidate will be:

  • • Design of high-quality colloidal nanocrystals, purification, and materials characterization
  • • Surface functionalization of the colloidal nanocrystals with hydrophilic polymers and/or ligands
  • • Attendance to lab meetings and group activities

Motivated applicants should send their CVs to both: teresa.pellegrino@iit.it and helena.gavilan@iit.it by 08/30/2019 quoting “fellowship  CB: 77149’’ in the subject of the e-mail.

IIT was established in 2003 and successfully created a large-scale infrastructure in Genova and a network of 11 state-of-the-art laboratories countrywide with an international staff of about 1700 people from more than 60 countries. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, material science, robotics, life sciences and nano-biotechnologies.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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Involved Research lines
Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications


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