RESEARCH FIELDChemistryTechnology › Materials technology
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)Recognised Researcher (R2)Established Researcher (R3)Leading Researcher (R4)
APPLICATION DEADLINE24/05/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONFrance › STRASBOURG
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
OFFER STARTING DATE01/10/2021
Nanomedicine is an interdisciplinary field of study closely related to nanotechnology and the medical applications of nanomaterials, which applies the knowledge and tools of nanotechnology to the prevention and treatment of disease. In this context, the objective of the PhD project is to synthesize hybrid multifunctional conjugates based on carbon nanotubes and plasmonic nanoparticles (e.g. gold nanoparticles), which will be exploited to develop new therapeutic strategies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and cancer.
The candidate will acquire knowledge on the synthesis, chemical functionalization of nanomaterials, and their physicochemical properties for biomedical applications.
The project will cover the synthesis of plasmonic nanoparticles, the decoration of carbon nanotubes with these nanomaterials, as well as the functionalization of the conjugates with molecules of therapeutic interest and their physicochemical characterization. The enzymatic biodegradability of the conjugates will be also studied.
Funding category: Contrat doctoral
PHD title: Doctorat en Sciences Chimiques
PHD Country: France
The candidate must have a master’s degree, or equivalent research experience, with a solid background in chemistry, in particular in the physico-chemistry of materials, organic chemistry, and / or in related disciplines.
The candidate must be an independent, well-organized and rigorous person. He / she must have good interpersonal skills. He / she must manage his own research and coordinate the different aspects of the work to meet deadlines. He / she must provide ideas for new research projects, carry out scientific bibliography, compile results for publication in peer-reviewed journals and present the results orally. He / she should actively participate in laboratory meetings.
EURAXESS offer ID: 630136
Posting organisation offer ID: 97603
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