Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry

Universita Ca' Foscari Venezia
Salary Not specified
May 07, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor in the area of Analytical Chemistry

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 Analytical Chemistry capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world.

The researcher will be engaged in teaching activities on topics related to the academic discipline, both in bachelor and master degree courses as well as in the PhD programme, including laboratory educational activities.

In particular:

-           Advanced analytical methods for cultural heritage materials (72 hours); Master Degree in Conservation Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage;

-           The Anthropocene: detection and attribution of current climate changes in a global perspective (30 hours); Master Degree in Environmental Humanities

The educational activity may vary during the following years in agreement with the program changes planned and approved by the department.

The scientific activity will concern the development and application of analytical methodologies for the qualitative-quantitative determination and speciation of trace and ultratrace elements in biological and environmental matrices and in the field of cultural heritage, using inorganic mass spectrometry and coupled techniques. Expertise is also required in the determination of inorganic markers for climate and environmental contamination studies.

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.

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