BC:68348 The Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT (www.iit.it) - is going to start a Long Term Research Program about graphene in the frame of the European FET-Flagship Grant "Graphene". Applications for a senior researcher position are opened in the field of: "physics and technology of graphene". A Ph.D. in Physics and at least 10 years of research experience will be required at the time of application. Proficiency in written/spoken English is mandatory. We are looking for outstanding, proactive and highly motivated candidates and we value free academic spirit, novel ideas at the edge of science and technology, teamwork and cooperation over various disciplines, skills in tutoring, leading a research team, seeking and fostering scientific collaboration. Candidates should have a strong interdisciplinary background, an established track record of independent research, publications, and solid experience of tutoring undergraduate and graduate students. Moreover, the ideal candidate should demonstrate a significant track record of participation and managing of international projects and national and international research collaborations. The selected candidate will develop and drive a research program at the forefront of the discipline and connected to the European Graphene Flagship Project. In particular the program should focus on the study of graphene-based two-dimensional systems and their applications in the field of hydrogen/energy storage and optoelectronics. He/she will establish and coordinate a team of physicists/material scientists/chemists working on graphene and will take part in scientific and technological projects with international academic and industrial partners. State of the art infrastructure will be made available. Applications will be closed by May, 31st, 2013. Salary and benefits are internationally competitive. Tenure Track also possible depending the profile of the candidate. The starting date is flexible during 2013. Main location IIT Center Research Lab. in Genoa (Italy). Applications, including CV, 10 representative publications, 3- page research statement should be submitted in PDF format at the mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Candidates should also request 3 evaluation letters from international experts. These letters should be submitted in PDF format at the mail address: email@example.com directly from the international experts. For general information about Fondazione IIT, see http://www.iit.it In order to comply with the Italian law (art. 23 of Privacy Law of the Italian Legislative Decree n. 196/03), we have to kindly ask the candidate to give his/her consent to allow IIT to process his/her personal data. We inform you that the information you provided will be used solely for the purpose of assessing your professional profile to meet the requirements of IIT. Your data will be processed by IIT, with headquarters in Genoa, Via Morego, 30, acting as the Data Holder, using computer and paper based means, observing the rules on protection of personal data, including those relating to the security of data. Please also note that, pursuant to art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, you may exercise your rights at any time as a party concerned by contacting the Data Manager. The IIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.