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Postdoctoral position in Medicinal Chemistry, IIT, Genova, Italy

Postdoctoral position in Medicinal Chemistry: Join our dynamic team at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) in Genova, Italy, and contribute to cutting-edge neuroscience drug discovery. This postdoctoral position offers a unique opportunity to work in the Molecular Modeling and Drug Discovery Research Unit under the leadership of Dr. Marco De Vivo, focusing on the development of novel compounds for the treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders.

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area: Neuroscience drug discovery

Location: Genova, Italy


  • PhD in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry
  • 1-2 years of postdoctoral experience
  • Strong background in medicinal chemistry and drug discovery
  • Proficiency in modern organic chemistry techniques, purification, and analytical methods (TLC, LC-MS, MS-HPLC, NMR, etc.)
  • Experience with literature search tools (Sci-finder, Reaxys, Pubmed)
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Publication record in related fields is advantageous

Job Description:
As a Postdoctoral Researcher, you will:

  • Design and synthesize new compounds targeting specific biological mechanisms
  • Conduct independent experiments within a drug discovery team environment
  • Manage experimental data in a structured and company-oriented manner
  • Contribute to the development of therapeutic molecules for CNS indications

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their application via our online form, including:

  • Detailed CV
  • University transcripts
  • Cover letter outlining motivation, relevant experience, and qualifications
  • Contact details of 2 references

Last Date for Apply: July 13, 2024

What’s in for You?

  • Competitive salary package
  • Private health care coverage
  • Wide range of staff discounts
  • Inclusive and multicultural work environment
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development

At IIT, we value integrity, courage, societal responsibility, and inclusivity. Join us in our mission to make a meaningful impact on society through innovation and scientific excellence.

Application’s deadline: July 13, 2024




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