PhD Position in Biophysics and Super Resolution Microscopy

Tasks and responsibilities:

– Design of new methodologies for Single Molecule Localization Microscopy (SMLM, such as STORM and PAINT)

-Use of SMLM to investigate cancer-related biochemical and biomechanical cues

-Collaborate to the design of targeted nanomedicine to biochemical and biomechanical markers

Requirements for candidates:

– MSc in Biophysics or Biomedical engineering
– Previous experience in fluorescence microscopy and cell culture

– Experience with super resolution microscopy and/or single molecule imaging will be an asset

– High level of English
– High motivation and ability to be involved in an international multidisciplinary team
– Excellent team working and communication skills

We Offer:

– Full time employment contract

– 3 years contract

– Stimulating, interdisciplinary research and high quality international scientific environment

Selected references:

– Science, 2014, 344(6183): 491-5
– ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8 (10), pp 6391–6399

– ACS Nano, 2016, 10 (2), 1845–1852

– Nanoscale, 2016, 9, 8712–8716


IBEC is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission. Thus, there are no restrictions of citizenship or gender and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should send their CV, cover letter and references to:, before 20/08/2017 (Reference: CA-LA).