22/12/2021 Post-Doctoral Positions available in Medina’s Lab

Dec 22, 2021

Where: The workplace is the Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, located in Pozzuoli, Naples, Italy. More info at www.tigem.it

When: The position is available starting ASAP. What: The Post-Doctoral position involves the development of a siRNA-based high content imaging screening to identify intracellular pathways regulating glycosphingolipid homeostasis in Batten diseases. We will exploit state-of-the-art imaging techniques, gene editing, and cell biology approaches using cellular models of Batten disease.

Salary: The salary will be discussed privately with the applicant, based on their previous experience.

Essentials: Post-doctoral candidates should have a Ph.D. in Biology or a related discipline and preferentially a background in the field of lysosomal storage disorders, in particular Batten disease. Excellent skills in cell biology and molecular biology techniques are required, including imaging techniques and microscopy. Previous experience in high content imaging is highly desirable, but not mandatory. In addition, the ideal candidate should be a highly motivated person, able to work and think independently and as a part of a research team and he/she should have good communication skills to keep periodic communication with our industrial collaborators.

How to apply: To submit your application, please send an email with your CV, a motivational letter, and the name and contact info of two referees to medina@tigem.it

Thanks for applying!

Diego L. Medina 

Diego L. Medina, PhD                  

Assistant Investigator & Head of the High Content Screening Facility, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM).

Associate Professor of Biology, Medical Genetics Unit, Department of Medical and Translational Science, Federico II University, Naples, Italy

Address: Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078, Pozzuoli (NA)-Italia

Email: medina@tigem.it

Phone: +39 3312688882