Postdoctoral position in photovoltaic devices for biological cell-chip coupling - [ Postdoc ]

Workplace: Napoli, IIT@CRIB
Added on: 25/07/2018 - Expires on: 12/05/2019

A post-doctoral position will be available at the Center for Advanced Biomaterials for Health Care, IIT@CRIB in Naples ( within 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-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 coupling biological cells with 3D organic photovoltaic devices.

The ideal candidate should have:

- PhD in Engineering/Material Science/Chemistry, or related disciplines with a strong academic background and publication record;

- Consolidate experience on material synthesis, fabrication and characterization of organic solar cells;

- Knowledge of cleanroom-based patterning techniques;

- Sound knowledge of biological cell culture and cell-chip bioelectronic coupling.

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 May 12, 2018) 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 photovoltaic devices for biological cell-chip coupling CB74657” 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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Tissue Electronics


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