Econometrics, Statistics and Data Visualization

1 Post Doctoral Fellow position


Econometrics, Statistics and Data Visualization


The position involves research in the context of scientific tasks in the framework of the funded project CRISISLAB, in particular the quantitative analysis of large databases through econometric techniques, panel data analysis, and microeconometrics; tutorship and mentoring of the Institute's Ph.D. students; limited teaching; participation in the development of the Institute's research activities.

Formal requirements:

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.
Note: Please remember to fill in the "PhD section" with all relevant information when compiling the Online Application Form.

Specific requirements:

Scientific applications programming skills, good mathematical skills will be required, and candidates' knowledge will be evaluated specifically regarding:

  • strong statistics background;
  • previous research work in the domain of econometrics;
  • techniques on data visualization;
  • Knowledge of STATA, MatLab.

The candidate should also be willing to work in an interdisciplinary environment and to collaborate in an international team.



Scientific area:

Econometrics, Applied Economics, Statistical Economics, Statistics

Research Area:
Economics and Institutional Change
Research Unit:
AXES - Laboratory for the Analysis of compleX Economic Systems
Type of contract:
Assegno di ricerca

1 year

Full call:
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Director Decree Selection Committee:
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Calendar latest update:

Interview on March 16th

Official selection calendar:
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Preliminary shortlist:
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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.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.


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.