Department of Biosciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

Project title: Novel Pesticides for a Sustainable Agriculture

A 2-year position for one post-doc fellow is available in Spring 2020 in the Department of Biosciences - Università degli Studi di Milano- in the laboratory of Prof. Simona Masiero.

Research will focus on the development of combinatorial libraries to isolate peptides suitable for protein interference application. These libraries will be used to isolate peptides able to prevent plant pathogen attacks.

The project is highly multidisciplinary including biochemistry, proteomics, cellular and molecular biology, and advanced live-cell imaging.

Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. in plant biology and a strong background in cellular and molecular biology.

Experience in plant biochemistry is desirable.

Application Instructions: Please submit a brief description of research experience, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of two references to:

                        Prof. Simona Masiero (email