We offer a three years PhD position (covered by fellowship) at the Italian Institute of Technology (www.iit.it) in collaboration with the Università di Napoli Federico II.
The work activity will be based on the following theme: Synthetic Biology applied to immunology.
The activity will be run at the Italian Institute of Technology in close collaboration with the Department of Biology of the Università degli studi di Napoli, Federico IIT.
The successful candidate will work on the implementation of bioengineering tools for the engineering of CAR-T cells with long-term performance in treating solid tumors.
Requirements: The candidates should have a background in Biology/Immunology. Importantly, they should be driven by strong interest in problem solving and collaboration with other colleagues and team members. General knowledge of immunology, cell biology, as well as programming skills will be positively considered. The candidate should hold a master degree or, as alternative, it should be awarded within Summer 2020.
Applications, including a research statement, detailed curriculum vitae and names/contacts of at least 2 referees, should be submitted in PDF format to: Velia Siciliano, Email: velia.siciliano[at]iit.it
In order to apply for this position, it is mandatory to refer to the procedures administered by Università di Napoli. The access page to al information is available at this link: Bandi di ammissione. Make sure to access all the relevant information for the call the PHD course, available on this web page: Ammissione XXXVI ciclo di dottorato in biologia.
Please apply before the deadline set on 26th May 2020 (12:00 - noon, Italian time): don't wait the for the last day.