Ca Foscari invites applications for a tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor in the area of Chemistry for the environment and for cultural heritage

Ca Foscari invites applications for a tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor in the area of Chemistry for the environment and for cultural heritage

Italy 11 Mar 2021


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Ca’ Foscari is engaged in achieving a world-class scientific environment, recruiting the best talents worldwide. Our talented young researchers and experienced senior professors collaborate to make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and freedom of research. Our University is committed to achieving excellence in research, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari has set a new agenda designed around six global challenges, exploring cutting-edge research directions that cross disciplinary boundaries.

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher of Chemistry for the environment and for cultural heritage capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world.

Teaching activity:

-Courses in the field of assessing the impact of anthropogenic activities on the environment, environmental chemistry, and laboratory activities within the three-year degree in Environmental Sciences.

-Course on the physico-chemical characterization of nanomaterials in the environment and associated risk assessment within the PhD in Environmental Sciences.

Research activity:

- Synthesis and functionalization of multicomponent engineered nanomaterials through Safe-by-Design (SbD) procedures, physico-chemical characterization and evaluation of persistence profiles.

2. Study of the release into the environment of chemicals and nanomaterials, of their breakdown, bioaccumulation and short and long term transformations.

The position is at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics.

The Department is engaged in multidisciplinary research, carried out by brilliant researchers in the fields of environmental systems analysis, management and modelization of environmental and informatic systems, climate studies, complexity, preservation of cultural heritage and sustainability.

The Institution

Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your needs and preferences with the available options.

If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first 4 years of the contract.

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