Researcher position in design and fabrication of wearable electronic transducers - [ Researcher ]

Workplace: Lecce, IIT@UniLe
Added on: 12/04/2019 - Expires on: 14/05/2019

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia –IIT ( invites qualified senior applicants for a  Researcher position at the Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies in Lecce (CBN).

Eligible candidates should be experienced scientist with a Ph.D. and a strong background in micro and nanofabrication and expertise in the design, fabrication and realization of MEMS and transducers for wearable (bio)sensing.

Applicants will be engaged in the design and fabrication of specialized devices, such as smart patches and electronic tattoos, for both physical sensors and actuators on skin and for biochemical sensors (electrochemical sensors, mechanical resonators, microfluidic integrated devices …) for sweat monitoring. Skills on clean-room micro/nanofabrication processes and experience on device simulation and test are requested.

The successful candidate will join a highly interdisciplinary group active on the development of smart micro and nanotools and sensors and will have access to technologically advanced instrumentation for research (clean room facility and instruments, test and packaging equipment, FIB/SEM dual beam system, advanced microscopy).

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The successful candidate will be offered a contract with a competitive salary, which will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The activity will be carried out mainly at the IIT Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies (CBN) in Lecce (Italy).

Your application (deadline May 14, 2019): Applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae, 3 representative publications and 3 pages of research statement, should be submitted in PDF format to .

Candidates should also request 3 evaluation letters from international experts who should send them directly to .

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – IIT – was established in 2005 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 1000 people from more than 30 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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Involved Research lines
Nanotechnologies for Humans and Biosystems


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