About us

Sissa Medialab is a company owned by SISSA - International School for Advanced Studies. It started its activities with the Journal of High Energy Physics (JHEP), the first electronic journal specialized in the field, and now produces and runs the series of journals that includes, in addition to JHEP, JCAP, JSTAT, JINST, PoSJCOM, and JCOM América Latina.

Sissa Medialab organizes events and educational programmes, produce innovative media to communicate science to different audiences, offers consultancy for the development of permanent and temporary exhibitions. It has collaborated with several universities and research centres, institutions and networks.

Sissa Medialab has designed and implemented several exhibitions and provided scientific consultancy for the creation of science museums and science centers.

Since 2005 Sissa Medialab has organized training courses for the explainers of science museums, the science teachers, the scientists and researchers. Organized in several European countries, but also in the Americas and Asia, these courses have involved a total of thousands of participants.

Open positions:

SISSA Medialab srl is looking for a Software Development Project Leader to join its team.

Candidate profile:
the ideal candidate is someone with proven experience on opensource projects, capable of managing a small development team (3 people), with the ability to analyse and organise work and with a passion for creating an managing the complete project structure. The person will be responsible for the management, design and development of an open source project to develop and deploy a new system for peer review management and publication of scientific articles.


  • excellent knowledge and experience with the Django framework and Python
  • good knowledge and experience of the Git versioning system
  • good knowledge and experience of relational databases, in particular Postgres
  • experience in coordination and project management roles in the field of open source software development.

The following knowledge would be an asset:

  • university degree in I.T.
  • ability to manage a team and work well with external resources
  • ability to work well with objectives
  • strong analysis and problem solving skills
  • results orientated
  • creativity
  • good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • knowledge of the world of scientific publishing.

Place of work:
Trieste with the possibility of partial remote working.

Interested parties may apply by sending their CV to cv@medialab.sissa.it.

Sissa Medialab promotes diversity and adopts a policy of non-discrimination by gender, origin origin, sexual orientation, age, belief, disability, religion in accordance with the European Parliament's legislative resolution of 2 April 2009 on implementing the principle of equal treatment between people (COM(2008)0426 - C6-0291/2008 – 2008/0140(CNS)).

The data and information that the Company receives from candidates in connection with selection procedures or, in any case, for the purpose of recruitment are processed in compliance with the provisions of the Italian Legislative Decree No. 196 of 30 June 2003 and EU Regulation No. 679/2016.