Pre/Post doctoral Fellowship on Chromatin and Epigenetics in Autoimmune Sex-bias
University Federico II of Naples
Irene Cantone
Contract Duration
1 year, renewable

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. The position is full-time for 1 year (renewable) to develop a project on the epigenetics of sex-bias in autoimmune diseases. To this, you will both use currently established bioinformatic pipelines and develop new ones.

Deadline for Applications: 15th November

Start date: within 2024

Our research
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 background in bioinformatics, math, physics or engineering. Experience with programming (R, phyton, etc) is required. As a Pre-/Post doctoral fellow in our group, you will identify the chromatin and epigenetic factors contributing to the sex-bias in Multiple Sclerosis. The project is grounded on our preliminary single cell analyses and established functional assays.

• MSc/PhD in a relevant discipline.
• A solution-oriented, organizational and positive mindset is essential.
• The ability to work in a highly collaborative environment as part of the team
• Good publication record
• Fluency in written and spoken English

The application must include:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae incl. education, experience, previous employments, language and other relevant skills
3. List of publications
to be sent directly at
Contact the PI, any group member or visit our website