Systems Modeling and Analysis

1 Assistant Professor position

Formal specification, qualitative, and quantitative analysis of concurrent distributed systems
Research; tutorship and mentoring of the Institute's Ph.D. students; limited teaching; participation in the development of the Institute's research activities
Formal requirements:
Curriculum with a suitable scientific and professional background for carrying out research activity. An excellent level of both written and spoken English is mandatory.
Specific requirements:
PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field is preferable.
Candidates should have at least demonstrated ability in formal methods and in systems modelling. The following skills will be considered advantageous: (i) knowledge and track record of the use of efficient techniques for the quantitative evaluation of large-scale models; (ii) previous experience with teaching, mentoring, or tutoring at any level; (iii) experience in participation in multi-site research projects; (iv) willingness or demonstrated ability to collaborate in an interdisciplinary and international team.
Research Area:
Computer Science and Applications
Research Unit:
SysMA - System Modelling and Analysis
Type of contract:
Assegno di ricerca
negotiable from 1 to 3 years, renewable for a maximum of 6 years in total
Full call:
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Director Decree Selection Committee:
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Calendar latest update:
May 6th, 2015
Official selection calendar:
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Preliminary shortlist:
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May 18th, 2015 from 14.00 - San Francesco complex - Piazza San Francesco, 19 Lucca
Final shortlist:
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May 27th, 2015 from 10.00 - Ex Boccherini complex - Piazza San Ponziano, 6 Lucca
Final ranking:
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Final decree:
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Recruitment Program Principles and Standards

Selection procedure and criteria

Selection procedure conditions are transparent and are based on international standards.


A Selection Committee, appointed by the Director, assesses all applications on the basis online application info and - if provided - reference letters. Applicants selected on the basis of the preliminary analysis are interviewed at the Job Market Meetings in which the Institute is planning to participate, if applicable to the specific academic sector. Alternatively, individual preliminary interviews may also be conducted at IMT or by conference call. Travel expenses to Lucca for the preliminary interview will not be reimbursed. Shortlisted candidates are invited for a Job Market Presentation open to IMT faculty members and students. Travel expenses for the Job Market Presentation will 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.


Apply ONLINE only.

Before starting prepare the application attachments and information as listed below.


  • 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 appropriate instructions to upload the reference letters will be automatically generated and sent to your referees.


  • Your CV in English (compulsory);
  • One research paper (published or working paper): compulsory.
    Shortlisted candidates will be asked to present this research paper in the final stage of the selection.
    Up to 11 additional papers can be submitted for evaluation if desired (to be attached to your application in a single zip file where indicated in the online form)