Postdoctoral Researcher – RNA Biology, Milan, Lombardia, Italy

Post-doctoral Position in Italy
Postdoctoral Researcher – RNA Biology: Human Technopole, a premier interdisciplinary research institute supported by the Italian government, is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join our team in Milan, Italy. The selected candidate will investigate posttranscriptional mechanisms controlling B cell differentiation and RNA splicing of key B cell differentiation genes, contributing to groundbreaking research in genomics and molecular biology.

Postdoctoral Researcher – RNA Biology in B Cells

Designation

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area

  • RNA Biology
  • B Cell Biology
  • Genomics
  • Immunology

Location

Milan, Lombardia, Italy

Eligibility/Qualification

Mandatory Requirements:

  • PhD in genomics, immunology, cell biology, biochemistry, or related disciplines (or PhD to be awarded by January 2025)
  • Fluency in English

Preferential Requirements:

  • Experience and interest in B cell biology
  • Broad technical and scientific understanding of genomics and molecular biology
  • Experience and interest in RNA splicing and metabolism
  • Good knowledge of statistics and data analysis for RNA or protein data
  • Knowledge of transcriptomic technologies (both bulk and single-cell)
  • Experience with confocal microscopy
  • Ability to manage projects independently and flexibly

Job Description

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Design, perform, and analyze genomic experiments such as scRNA-seq, CLIP-seq, and FLAM-seq.
  • Develop new hypotheses to investigate gene expression regulation in B cells and antibody production.
  • Generate, record, and analyze data, protocols, and/or codes for publication.
  • Publish reproducible research findings.
  • Support and interact with other group members and collaborators.
  • Share and discuss research results.
  • Present scientific results at international meetings.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and motivation letter (maximum of 3 pages) in English. The motivation letter should cover the following points:

  1. Your scientific background.
  2. Your major scientific accomplishments.
  3. Why you want to apply and work on this project.

Please include the names and contact details of at least two referees. Applications should be submitted via the provided application platform.

Last Date to Apply

August 1st, 2024

For additional specific inquiries, please contact Blagoje Soskic (blagoje.soskic@fht.org) and Ivano Legnini (ivano.legnini@fht.org). Please note these email addresses are not to be used for submitting applications.


Human Technopole is committed to diversity and inclusion. We seek scientific excellence and recruit the best talent through international, open calls. We offer flexible working hours, support for work-life balance, and an inclusive working environment. Apply now to join a leading research institution and contribute to cutting-edge biomedical research!

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