Assistant Professor in the area of Microbiology

Employer
universita Ca' Foscari Venezia
Location
Italy
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 08, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Ca’ Foscari is engaged in achieving a world-class scientific environment, recruiting the best talents worldwide. Our talented young researchers and experienced senior professors collaborate to make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and freedom of research. Our University is committed to achieving excellence in research, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari has set a new agenda designed around six global challenges, exploring cutting-edge research directions that cross disciplinary boundaries.

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher of Microbiology capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world.

Teaching: On the teaching side, the assistant professor will be involved in both basic and advanced microbiology science courses, at graduate and undergraduate levels:

- Microbiology, master's degree course in Biotechnology for the environment and sustainable development (48 hours);

- Applied Microbiology, Master's Degree Course in Environmental Sciences (48 hours).

The assigned courses may be changed by the Department according to the didactic activities approved each year.

Research: His scientific activity should contribute to the enhancement of the scientific production in microbiology sciences at the Department, while promoting international and national research projects, included interdisciplinary projects, and technological transfer activities.

In particular, knowledge is required mainly centered in the study of both prokaryotic (bacteria and archaebacteria) and eukaryotic (yeast and filamentous fungi) microorganisms involved in the processes of biodegradation / biotransformation of environmental contaminants, both organic and inorganic, as well as in the exploitation microbial catalysis processes for the biotechnological production of compounds with high added value.

The position is at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics.

The Department is engaged in multidisciplinary research, carried out by brilliant researchers in the fields of environmental systems analysis, management and modelization of environmental and informatic systems, climate studies, complexity, preservation of cultural heritage and sustainability.

The Institution

Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your needs and preferences with the available options.

If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first 4 years of the contract.

Read the call here:
https://www.unive.it/data/38002/?id=2021-UNVE000-0022721