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Postdoctoral position on New materials fabrication by DMLS

BC 68189

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), established in 2003, successfully created a large-scale infrastructure in Genova and a network of 10 state-of-the-art laboratories countrywide, recruiting an international staff of about 1100 people from more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavor focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible applications from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciencesand nanobiotechnologies.

IIT Center for Space Human Robotics (CSHR@Polito) in Torino, directed by Prof. Fabrizio Candido Pirri, aims to reach a step further in the study of the future generation of space robotics for human exploration.

1 Post Doc position is available at CSHR@Polito for highly motivated candidates. The position concerns the study, development and characterization of materials with fine microstructures processed by Additive Manufacturing techniques such as Selective Laser Melting (SLM) and 3D printing.

A good knowledge of the most important material characterization technologies at nanoscale level is required, such as in TEM technique with related analysis results and nanoindentation tests. Ability to investigate the plastic properties of materials and their failures is also appreciated.

The candidates should possess a Master’s degree in Material Engineering a phD in Material Sciences and Technology along with previous experience and background in metallic materials such as Al and Ti alloys for structural and functional applications and polymeric materials.

Preferential requirements are first author ISI publications, previous experience in foreign laboratories, coordination of undergraduate and PhD students. A good knowledge of the English language is also required.

The ideal candidate is a good team player capable to fit within the existing project team.

Interested applicants should send their CVs and names of at least 2 referees to Sara Perrucci by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) quoting "Call Postdoctoral position BC 68189" in the subject line.

Please, mention "New materials fabrication by DMLS" in your application.

For full consideration please apply before May 14, 2014.

In order to comply with Italian law (art. 23 of Privacy Law of the Italian Legislative Decree n. 196/03), the candidate is kindly asked to give his/her consent to allow IIT to process his/her personal data. We inform you that the information you provide will be solely used for the purpose of assessing your professional profile to meet the requirements of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia.

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