A Doctoral Candidate (DC) will be recruited to perform research in antibacterial drug discovery within the framework of the DN Action Grant Agreement nr. 101072632, project BREAKthrough, Breaking the barrier – An integrated multidisciplinary approach to kill Gram-negative bacteria through existing antibiotics by making their outer membrane permeable (HORIZON-MSCA-2021-DN-01). The aim of the project is to train ESRs in an interdisciplinary and intersectoral environment with organic chemistry, computational chemists and specialists in high-throughput drug screening, zebrafish infection models, bacterial morphogenesis and molecular biology.
The selected candidate will be employed for three years at Naicons (Milan, Italy; www.naicons.com), where he/she will perform most of the research work aimed at identifying and characterizing novel antibacterial agents from microbial sources. He/she is expected to perform part of the research work at secondment institutions and to register for a PhD programme at the University of Milano, IT.
Read the full job description online: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/186717
Application deadline: February 29, 2024
Planned start date: May to June 2024