Support Technician Job at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – in Genova, Liguria

Job Description

Project: Study of LINE-1 retrotransposons as long non-coding RNAs in brain development and diseases

Commitment & contract: Full-time, fixed term contract, duration: 12 months

Location: CHT Center for Human Technologies – Genoa


At IIT we work enthusiastically to develop human-centered Science and Technology to tackle some of the most pressing societal challenges of our times and transfer these technologies to the production system and society. Our Genoa headquarter is strictly inter-connected with our 11 centres around Italy and two outer-stations based in the US for a truly interdisciplinary experience.


You’d be working in a multi-disciplinary group, where people with different backgrounds collaborate, each with their own expertise, to carry out the research.

The Non-coding RNAs and RNA-based therapeutics Research Line is coordinated by Prof. Stefano Gustincich, who has extensive experience in Non-coding RNAs and RNA-based therapeutics.

Within the team, your main responsibilities will be:
Maintaining and expanding cells using cell culture techniques under sterile conditions, taking care of the process until the collection of the finished product, according to defined procedures;

Execute biological experiments using human and mouse model systems (e.g., human cell lines, and patient-derived cultures).


A Master or Bachelor Degree in Biological science or a similar discipline;

Documented experience in Molecular Biology, microbiology and genetics;

Good knowledge of the English language;

Familiarity with the main IT software packages, including Word and Excel;

Accuracy and good analytical skills.


Knowledge of ERP software;

Good communication skills;

Strong problem solving attitude;

High motivation to learn;

Spirit of innovation and creativity;

Good in time and priority management;

Ability to work in a challenging and international environment;

Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a highly interdisciplinary and multicultural environment.


Competitive salary package for international standards

Private health care coverage

Wide range of staff discounts

2 days of teleworking per week

Flexible working time


An equal, inclusive and multicultural environment ready to welcome you with open arms. Discrimination is a big NO for us!

We like contamination and encourage you to mingle and discover what other people are up to in our labs!

If paperwork is not your piece of cake, we got you! There’s a specialized team working to help you with that, especially during your relocation!

If you are a startupper or a business-minded person, you will find some exceptionally gifted professionals ready to nurture and guide your attitude and aspirations.

If you want your work to have a real impact, in IIT you will find an innovative and stimulating culture that drives our mission to contribute to the improvement and well-being of society!

We stick to our values! Integrity, courage, societal responsibility and inclusivity are the values we believe in! They define us and our actions in our everyday life. They guide us to accomplish IIT mission!

If you feel this tickles your appetite for change, do not hesitate and apply!

Please submit your application using the online form and including a detailed CV.

Application’s deadline: 30.05.2022

We inform you that the information you provide will be used solely for the purposes of evaluating and selecting professional profiles in order to meet the requirements of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia.

Your data will be processed by Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, based in Genoa, Via Morego 30, acting as Data Controller, in compliance with the rules on protection of personal data, including those related to data security.

Please also note that, pursuant to articles 15 et. seq. of European Regulation no. 679/2016 (General Data Protection Regulation), you may exercise your rights at any time by contacting the Data Protection Officer (phone Tel: +39 010 28961 – email: [email protected] ).

Primary Location GENOVA ERZELLI

Job Technical

Organization Non-coding RNAs and RNA-based therapeutics

Job Posting May 16, 2022, 8:19:01 AM

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