26/09/2022 Scientific Office Internship Available

Sep 26, 2022

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

When: Accepting rolling applications. Duration and start date open to discussion with Chief Scientific Officer.

What: TIGEM is an internationally acclaimed institute for scientific research. Their 27 labs are divided into three themes: Cell Biology and Disease Mechanisms, Molecular Therapy, and Genomic Medicine. TIGEM’s researchers and wider institutional activities are supported by the Scientific Office, led by Graciana Diez-Roux, the Chief Scientific Coordinator. The SO intern will experience aspects of scientific project management from grant sourcing, event coordination, scientific communication, public engagement, policy and more. The SO intern will work within the collaborative and supportive environment of the SO, contributing to drafting research proposals, scouting for funding opportunities, editing scientific texts.  The intern will also interact within the wider TIGEM community, interacting with our researchers, group leaders, and the wider staffing body.

More information about the Scientific Office please visit our page on the TIGEM website: https://www.tigem.it/about/scientific-office

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

Qualifications: Qualifications: Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in Biology or a related discipline. Previous experience and proven excellent skills in communication of science are a valuable addition. English language abilities essential (ideally native speaker). The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, take initiative, and be able to work in a highly collaborative environment both independently and as part of the team.

TIGEM does not discriminate based on sex, race, gender orientation, sexuality, or disability. The selection committee for this role encourages applicants from all backgrounds and will consider all applications equally irrespective of the aforementioned characteristics.

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