Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (24/11/2012 02.25)

Bloch electromagnetic surface wave Bio-sensors for early cancer diagnosis

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The activities related to the present research position concern the design, fabrication, optical characterization and application of unidimensional photonic crystals to the early detection of cancer biomarkers. The work will be carried out in collaboration with Italian and European partners in the frame of the research project EU-FP7-ICT-STREP BILOBA, coordinated by the Department SBAI. The candidate must have a previous theoretical and experimental experience in the field of linear and nonlinear optics, of the absorption and fluorescence spectroscopies, of the the progation of guided modes in stratified dielectric structures, and on the standard techniques used to handle biological materials. The experience must be supported by a high number of papers published on international peer-review journals.

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Research Fields

Physics - Optics

Eligibility criteria

The candidate must submit an application via e-mail containing all the documents and information requested in the official announcement of the position (

The selection takes place through the evaluation of the titles, scientific and professional CV, academic/scientific publications and an interview.

Selection process

The applications will be evaluated by a referee committee, designed by the Director of the structure and composed by three members belonging to the scientific area of the research project, one of them is the scientific responsibile of the scientifc project.

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Frequency of calls2 anni
International mobility required ?yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Total amount per fellowship per year29541
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship24
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Dipartimento Scienze di Base e Applicate per l'Ingegneria (SBAI)

Public research
Rome - Italy
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