Statistics and Econometrics

1 Post Doctoral Fellow position

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

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

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.

Procedure

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.

Application

Apply ONLINE only.

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

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

Attachments

  • 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.

Contacts

researchers.opening@imtlucca.it