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2023 ERC funded post-doctoral position available in Auricchio’s Lab, TIGEM, Naples

Where: The workplace is the Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, located in Pozzuoli, Naples, Italy. More info at

When: The position is now available.

What: The post-doctoral researcher will carry on projects aimed at developing novel gene therapy and gene editing platforms using viral (AAV) and non-viral delivery methods for the treatment of a wide range of inherited retinal and metabolic diseases.

More information about the lab, the topics studied, and latest publications are available at

Salary: The salary will be discussed privately with the applicants, based on their previous

experience. Candidates coming to Italy for the first time, or returning after residing abroad, may take advantage of very attractive income tax benefits.

The position will be funded thanks to a 5-years Advanced ERC research grant.


The candidates should have a PhD in Biology or a related discipline. Excellent skills in molecular biology are required, knowledge of basic bioinformatic tools would be preferred. Previous experience in the in vivo field is highly desirable, but not mandatory.

The ideal candidate should be highly motivated and able to work in a highly collaborative multi-cultural environment.

TIGEM does not discriminate based on sex, race, gender orientation, sexuality, or disability. The selection committee for this role encourages applicants from all backgrounds and will consider all applications equally irrespective of the aforementioned characteristics.

How to apply: To submit your application, please send an email with your CV, a motivational

letter and the name and contact info of two referees to:


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