Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship at Department of Infectious, Tropical Diseases and Microbiology of the IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital

Job Description

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship at Department of Infectious, Tropical Diseases and Microbiology of the IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital

Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital supports Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship applications.

For the current Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships call, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital is pleased to support excellent researcher who are interested in submitting an application for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship call in the area of: 1. Parasitology, with main focus on schistosomiasis and strongyloidiasis, both in the non-endemic setting (migrants’ and travellers’ health) and in endemic areas (infield collaborations 2. Emerging/re-emerging viral infections, mainly arboviral infections, both in the non-endemic setting (migrants’ and travellers’ health) and in endemic areas (infield collaborations)

The Department of Infectious, Tropical Diseases and Microbiology of the IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital offers a truly international and multi-disciplinary workplace. Thanks to a world-wide research network you will be involved in a continuous fruitful exchange of experiences.

Who are we?

The Department of Infectious, Tropical Diseases and Microbiology is a referral centre for parasitic diseases In Italy. It is a WHO collaborating centre for strongyloidiasis and other Neglected Tropical Diseases. The Department comprises in and outpatient services and a diagnostic area. Translational research in the infectious disease field is carried out, mainly concerning parasitology, virology and emerging pathogens. Also, collaborations with low and middle income countries are ongoing, with infield activities. Cutting-edge equipment for molecular and cellular biology, immunoassays, protein analyses and BSL2/BLS3 cell culture are available.

Eligibility criteria 1. The researcher must be in possession of a doctoral degree or have successfully defended their doctoral thesis before call deadline to the European Commission (11/09/2024) 2. The researcher must have maximum 8 years of research experience from date of award of the (first) doctoral degree. 3. The researcher can be of any nationality and must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline (11/09/2024).

Application Candidates interested in this position should submit their Expression of Interest application at the following email address [email protected] any time before 30/06/2024 (internal deadline), sending:

1. a detailed curriculum vitae, including the list of publications; 2. A motivation letter; 3. Brief 1-page proposal of your future research project

The selected candidates will be supported in the development of their project proposals that must be submitted to the European Commission by September 11th, 2024 – h. 17.00 CET.

More information on the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships call is available on the EU-MSCA Web Site.