Post Doc Position In Microencapsulation of Actives in Yeast

Post Doc Position In Microencapsulation of Actives in Yeast

IIT - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

Genoa, Italy

YOUR TEAM

The Polymers and Biomaterials Research line is coordinated by Prof. Nicola Tirelli, who has extensive experience in the areas of macromolecular chemistry, drug delivery and biomaterials.

The research focuses on developing new approaches for the delivery of (pharmaceutically) active ingredients.

In this framework, you will be joining a multicultural and multi-disciplinary group, where chemists, biologists, pharmaceutical scientists and engineers collaborate with the shared goal of the development of new materials and new therapies, and of their molecular and mechanistic understanding.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • conduct research about the use of fungal cells for microencapsulation of actives
  • elaborate an innovation path for an appropriate industrial translation of the results

This open position is financed by IIT internal funding.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Master-level degree in pharmaceutical chemistry or in biotechnology
  • PhD in bioengineering, biointeractions, biodiagnostics or a cognate discipline
  • Experience in advanced analytical techniques, including chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques, and enzyme-based assays.
  • Experience in nanomaterial characterization
  • Strong drive towards technology transfer
  • Excellent publication record
  • The ability to properly report, organize and publish research data
  • Documented experience in coaching junior scientists
  • Good command of spoken and written English

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • Experience in cell culture
  • Experience in the use of microparticulate materials for the release of actives
  • Good understanding of the process of IP protection
  • Strong motivation to spin-off technologies to the private sector
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving attitude
  • High motivation to learn
  • Spirit of innovation and creativity
  • Good at time and priority management
  • Ability to work in a challenging and international environment
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a highly interdisciplinary environment

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