Fellowship positions

One postdoctoral and one PhD positions are available in the Unit of Luisa Lanfrancone (https://www.research.ieo.it/research-and-technology/principal-investigators/modeling-and-targeting-metastatic-cancer) at the Department of Experimental Oncology, IEO, Milan starting April 1st 2023.

The Unit is primarily interested in identifying and characterizing cellular pathways governing the biology of melanoma, which can be eventually targeted pharmacologically. The successful candidate will be in contact with clinicians and basic scientists, and involved in the main projects of the lab.

These are three-months fellowship positions to develop a specific drug screening, with salary based on professional experience.

The laboratory is located in the Department of Experimental Oncology of the European Institute of Oncology (IEO), a Comprehensive Cancer Center based on state-of-the-art research laboratories and clinical facilities, fully equipped, relying on dedicated and trained personnel.


Required requisites of the candidate:

  • MA degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Veterinary, Medicine or relative disciplines awarded by an Italian university;
  • good/excellent knowledge of the English language;
  • strong background in cancer cell biology and drug testing;
  • committed to independently take responsibility over the project, being reliable and precise;