Postdoctoral Researcher on Chromatin and Epigenetics in Autoimmune Sex-bias

The Cantone laboratory at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotecnology (University Federico II of Naples) is looking for a Postdoctor

Postdoctoral Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher: The Cantone laboratory at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotecnology (University Federico II of Naples) is looking for a Postdoctoral candidate to join the group starting at the latest in August 2024. 

The position is full-time year renewable-salary 25400 euros/year with full social coverage) to develop a project on the epigenetics of sex-bias in autoimmune diseases. To this, you will use genomic and imaging techniques for chromatin profiling alongside immunological assays and genome-engineering.

Research Outlook 

Our group studies fundamental mechanisms of epigenetic gene regulation by using X chromosome inactivation as an exemplar. Have a look at our website for more info:

Job description

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated post-doctoral candidate with a strong background in molecular biology and/or immunology. Possibility to develop both wet and dry lab skills is available within the group. As a Postdoc in our group, you will identify the chromatin-mediated epigenetic mechanisms contributing to the sex-bias in Multiple Sclerosis. The project is grounded our preliminary single-cell analyses and established functional assays.


• PhD in a relevant discipline.

• A solution-oriented, organizational and positive mindset is essential.

• The ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and develop independence

• Good publication record

• Fluency in written and spoken English

The application must include

1. Motivation letter (briefly describe why you would like to join our team)

2 Curriculum vitae incl. education, research experience

3. List of publications to be sent directly at


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