Istituto Italiano di Technologia invites applications for 4 Tenure-Track Positions in Synthetic and Systems Biology, Robot Locomotion, Tissue Engineering and Multidisciplinary Approach to Biosystems Investigation. Applications are welcome from all over the world.

Synthetic and Systems Biology

Location: IIT Center for Sustainable Futures, Turin, Italy


  • Applicant must have supreme expertise in synthetic and/or systems biology, with specific reference to the re-design of the enzyme portfolio of micro-organisms for useful purposes.
  • Specific areas of interest include gene manipulation and metabolic engineering as well as bioinformatics and computational biology.
  • Applicant must hold Doctoral degree and relevant postdoc experience, as well as an excellent record of publications in broad areas of molecular biology, microbiology, bioinformatics, biochemistry, genetics or biotechnology.

Robot Locomotion

Location: IIT Central Laboratories, Genoa, Italy


  • PhD degree and relevant postdoc experience
  • excellent record of publications in engineering or related fields with a specialization in robotics systems
  • ability to rapidly establish and lead an independent, world-class research group is utmost important requirement
  • ability to develop theoretical principles, extending this into computational control methods and systems designed for applications in unstructured, complex, real world scenarios such as households and public spaces, construction sites, unstructured industrial environments, outdoor natural domains and disaster areas

Tissue Engineering

Location: IIT Center for Advanced Biomaterials for Healthcare, Naples, Italy


  • PhD degree and relevant postdoc experience
  • world-class expertise in tissue engineering applications, in particular in designing bioactive scaffolds to control and guide cells morphogenesis and tissues-genesis processes in vivo and in vitro

Multidisciplinary Approach to Bio-systems Investigation

Location: IIT Center for Life Nano-Science, Rome, Italy


  • applicant must have world-class expertise to initiate an independent research group in the Center for Life NanoScience (CLNS)
  • We are interested broadly in the interface between physics and biology, with an eye toward novel physics-based approaches to medical issues
  • Applicant must have a Ph.D. and relevant postdoc experience in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, engineering, physics, or medicine.


Applicant must submit a single pdf file including the following:

  • CV (including list of published papers, patents, and research grants directly awarded to the candidate)
  • Research statement with summary of previous research contributions and a description of plans for future work (2. 3-page).
—————Quick Overview————-
OrganizationIIT (Istituto Italiano di Technologia)
Fellowship LevelScientist
Subject areasBiology, Biotechnology, Robotics
Fellowship amountVaries
EligibilityOpen for all nationalities
DeadlineFor applications: 15th October 2016

For reference letters: 22 October 2016


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