Postdoctoral position in development of novel graphene-based materials for gas storage

October 04 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia -

IIT ( is opening a postdoctoral position in the framework of

the Future & Emerging Technologies flagship project on graphene and

other 2d crystals, Graphene Flagship ( funded by the European Commission with Grant Agreement n. 696656 for the 2013-2023 period.


postdoc position is currently available to work in the context of

Energy Storage of the Graphene Flagship ( funded by

the European Union under the umbrella of IIT Graphene Labs ( in strong collaboration with partners of the Graphene Flagship.


candidate will work on the chemical synthesis of graphene-based

three-dimensional structures, and their testing for optimal performance

of gas storage in devices with potential commercial applications.


applicants must hold a PhD degree in Chemistry, Physics, Material

Science or equivalent. The candidate needs to have at least 2 years of

postdoctoral experience. Previous experience with two-dimensional

materials is preferential.

The closing date for applications is October 15, 2017. Applications, including CV and names of two referees, should be sent to quoting “Postdoc in development of novel graphene-based materials for gas storage CB 74341” in the subject line.


was established in 2003 and successfully created the large-scale

infrastructure in Genova, a network of 10 state of the art laboratories

countrywide, recruited an international staff of about 1100 people from

more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech

and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible

application from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life

sciences and nanobiotechnologies.

In order to comply with the

Italian law (art. 23 of Privacy Law of the Italian Legislative Decree n.

196/03), we have to kindly ask the candidate to give his/her consent to

allow IIT to process his/her personal data. We inform you that the

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

This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and Euraxess

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