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Medicinal Chemistry Postdoctoral Job @ IIT | Genoa

Medicinal Chemistry Postdoctoral Job @ IIT | Genoa

Medicinal Chemistry Postdoctoral Job @ IIT | Genoa: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) is a Foundation governed by Articles 14 et seq of the Italian Civil Code, established by Legislative Decree 269/03, converted by Law no. 326/2003 (Article 4 of the Statute), and financed by the State to conduct scientific research in the public interest, for the purpose of technological development.

Medicinal Chemistry Postdoctoral Job @ IIT | Genoa

Post-doctoral position in Organic/Medicinal Chemistry – [ Postdoc ]


Added on: 01/08/2016 – Expires on: 15/09/2016

A post-doctoral position in Organic/Medicinal Chemistry will be available at the PharmaChemistry Facility of the Drug Discovery and Development Department (D3) of IIT, Genoa.

The successful candidate will actively participate in a drug discovery project aiming at the identification of pharmacologically active small-molecule compounds.

He/she will be in charge of the design and synthesis of new compounds to advance the project.

Eligible candidates have a Ph.D. Degree in synthetic organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry or related fields.


  • excellent knowledge of modern synthetic methods and techniques;
  • strong experience in multistep synthesis, purification and characterization of organic compounds using
  • chromatographic and analytical techniques, including LC-MS and NMR techniques;
  • good knowledge of main chemistry software packages, search engines and databases.

The successful candidate will show great enthusiasm for research, creativity, ability to work in multidisciplinary research teams and excellent communication skills in English.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter including research accomplishments and interests, CV, names and contact information (e-mail and phone number) of at least two professional references to applications@iit.it and to medchem@iit.it quoting “CB 72731 – Post-doctoral position in Organic/Medicinal Chemistry” in the subject line.

Please apply before September 15, 2016.

Please note that this position is contingent on budget approval

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – IIT (www.iit.it) – was founded with the objective of promoting Italy’s technological development and further education in science and technology. In this sense IIT is committed to achieving its scientific program, which sees a major inspirational principle in the integration between basic scientific research and the development of technical applications. Research at IIT cover scientific areas of high innovative content, representing the most advanced frontiers of modern technology, with wide application possibilities in various fields from medicine to industry, from computer science to robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnology.

In order to comply with Italian law (art. 23 of Privacy Law of the Italian Legislative Decree n. 196/03), the candidate is kindly asked to provide his/her consent to allow IIT to process his/her personal data. We inform you that the information you provide will be solely used for the purpose of assessing your professional profile to meet the requirements of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Your data will be processed by Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with its headquarters in Genoa, Via Morego, 30, acting as the Data Holder, using computer and paper-based means, observing the rules on the protection of personal data, including those relating to the security of data. Please also note that, pursuant to art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, you may exercise your rights at any time as a party concerned by contacting the Data Manager.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

Medicinal Chemistry Postdoctoral Job @ IIT | Genoa


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View Original Notification: https://www.iit.it/careers/openings/opening/226-Post-doctoral%20position%20in%20Organic/Medicinal%20Chemistry


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