Fixed-Term Researcher in "Physiology"
The Scuola Normale Superiore announces a selection for the recruitment of one fixed-term researcher, under art. 24, par. 3, lett. a) of the Law 240/2010, engaged on the basis of a full time appointment for a three-year term and by the stipulation of a private-law employment contract, to carry out research activities, teaching activities, supplementary teaching activities and tutoring to students, in the academic field 05/ D1 “Physiology” – academic discipline BIO/09 “Physiology”.
Research programme: Study of the role of the NGF/TrkA/p75 system in the regulation of pain: peripheral and central aspects. Supervisor: Prof. Antonino Cattaneo.
Research activities: The selected candidate is expected to undertake research activities on topics included in the academic disciplines BIO/09, concerning the program described above. He/She will use approaches relevant to the study of nervous system physiology, at the cellular level (with particular reference to the control and the molecular regulation of intracellular traffic) or at the systemic level (with particular reference to physiopathological mechanisms of neurodegeneration, synaptic plasticity and to the epigenetic control mechanisms of gene expression in neuronal and synaptic plasticity and in development), also exploiting and developing advanced methods of molecular interference and cellular imaging.
The researcher’s teaching activities, integrative teaching activities, and service activities in support of the students will consist in giving lectures, training sessions and if needed in support activities to teaching as decided on a yearly basis in the teaching program established by the competent academic organisms of the Scuola Normale and of the Classe di Scienze Matematiche e Naturali.
Duration of the contract: 3 years.
Remuneration: the annual remuneration will be the same as the starting remuneration for confirmed researchers, corresponding to an annual gross compensation of € 34.898,06.
Application deadline: the application must be received by 17th February, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. at the Scuola Normale Superiore.
Information about the selection procedure can be found below. Candidates are invited to review the official announcement published on the website of the Scuola Normale Superiore, HERE, and to follow exclusively its detailed instructions should they decide to apply.