Statistics and Econometrics

1 Post Doctoral Fellow position
(Deadline March 3rd, 2016 12:00 )
Fields

Econometrics, Statistics, Statistical Physics, Networks

Activity

Activity in the area of Statistics and Econometrics. The position involves research, supervision and management of Scientific Tasks in the framework of the funded project CRISISLAB.

Formal requirements

Degree and PhD in a required fields. The candidate must have a curriculum with a suitable scientific background for carrying out research activity in the required field. Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken.

Specific requirements
  • Ability for quantitative analysis of large databases through statistical and econometric techniques as well as through simulations
  • Ability to analyze the properties of empirical distributions through parametric and nonparametric methods;
  • knowledge of STATA, MatLab.
Project

CrisisLab

Scientific area

Economics

Duration

1 year

Job Research Area: 
EIC
Job Research Unit: 
AXES
Job Contract Type: 
Assegno di ricerca
Full call
Calendar latest update

Interview on March 16th

Calendar
Preliminary shortlist
Preliminary shortlist
Final ranking
Final ranking
Final decree

Selection procedure and criteria

Selection procedure conditions are transparent and based on international standards.

Procedure

A Selection Committee, appointed by the Director, assesses all applications on the basis of the online application form and - if provided - reference letters. Shortlisted candidates, selected on the basis of the preliminary analysis, are invited for a research presentation at IMT. Travel expenses to Lucca for theresearch presentation interview will not be reimbursed.

Selection Criteria

The evaluation criteria are based on: Quality of research activity, including publications in peer-reviewed journals and references; Research organization experience and participation in international/national research projects and research periods in public and private institutions (academic and non-academic);Relevance of the candidate's profile for the development of IMT's research activities; Teaching, mentoring and supervision experience; Motivation; Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken; As well as any other requirements as specified in the advertisement.

Application

Apply ONLINE only.

Before filling in the application form, please read thoroughly the full call and collect all the files you may need:

Info

  • Personal info and contact info (compulsory)
  • Number of your Identity Document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory)
  • University degree (compulsory) and Ph.D. (obtained, or "ongoing")
  • Name, position, institution and email address of three referees (compulsory).
    An email, with the instructions on how to upload the reference letters will be automatically sent to your referees.

Attachments

  • The scanned copy of a valid identity document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory)
  • Your CV in English (compulsory);
  • One research paper, either a published one or a working paper (compulsory).
    Shortlisted candidates will be asked to present this research paper in the final stage of the selection.
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