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Postdoc Position Within the Graphene Flagship Project – WP10

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia has vacant a Post-doc position within the Graphene Flagship Project – WP10

  • Closing date: 27 Jun 2021
  • Italy | Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
  • Date posted: 07 Jun 2021
  • Job type: Academic: postdoc
  • Disciplines: Optics, lasers & photonics  | Electronics & semiconductors 

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – IIT is opening a Post-doctoral Position in the field of two-dimensional materials, in the framework of the Future & Emerging Technologies on graphene and other 2D crystals, Graphene Flagship, funded by the European Commission with Grant Agreement n. 881603 for the 2020-2023 period (

The successful candidate will join the “2D Materials Engineering” Research Line, led by the Principal Investigator and Coordinator for the Graphene Flagship activities in IIT, Dr. Camilla Coletti. The place of work will be Pisa, in tight collaboration with partners of the EU Graphene Flagship project and the IIT Graphene Labs.

The selected candidate will be working on the design, fabrication and characterization of 2D-material based photonic devices for telecom and datacom applications. Focus will be put on the scalable integration of 2D materials such as transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs), graphene and hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) on photonic waveguides.

Eligible applicants must have a PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering or related fields. Previous experience in 2D materials photonics will be highly evaluated. Excellent English communication skills, creativity and marked enthusiasm for research are mandatory.

Salary and benefits are in line with international standards.

Please submit your application using the online form (deadline 27 June 2021), including a detailed curriculum vitae, cover letter including research accomplishments and interests, and names and contacts of 2 referees.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with its headquarters in Genoa, Italy, is a non-profit institution with the primary goal of creating and disseminating scientific knowledge and strengthening Italy’s technological competitiveness. IIT’s research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnologies.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.


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