One Laboratory Technician position is available within the Asymmetric Catalysis and Photochemistry (ACP) Line in the research laboratories of Dr. Paolo Melchiorre (more info at https://www.iit.it/people/paolo-melchiorre).
The Laboratory Technician in the Asymmetric Catalysis and Photochemistry (ACP) Laboratory is responsible for the regular maintenance and running of the lab equipment (in synthesis, spectroscopy, and chromatography) and for the purchase of new lab equipment and chemicals. Overall lab supervision, with great emphasis on safety management, is a core task. Also the introduction of (PhD) students to novel equipment is part of the tasks. An active attitude in keeping up with new developments in organic synthesis is important.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
1 - Coordinate Health and Safety (H&S) matters
2 - Provide general technical support for all ACP Lab activities:
3 - Maintain ACP Lab databases:
4 - Coordinate and oversee IIT contractors and engineers for purchasing the instrumentation or infrastructure of the ACP Lab.
Qualifications - Completed a Bachelor or Master degree (or equivalent qualification) in Chemistry or related scientific discipline.
Salary and benefits will be competitive for international standards.
Please apply before 7th of January, 2019
IIT was established in 2003 and successfully created a 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 applications from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nanomaterials.
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