Economics

1 Assistant Professor position

Fields:

Economics, Applied; Econometrics, Applied; Microeconometrics; Industrial Organization; Political Economy

Activity:

The position involves research, tutorship and mentoring of IMT Ph.D. students, limited teaching in the Institute's Ph.D. program, and participation in the development of the School's research activities.

Profile:

IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca invites applications from strong candidates for an Assistant Professor position in Economics.

The position involves research, tutorship and mentoring of IMT Ph.D. students, limited teaching in the Institute's Ph.D. program, and participation in the development of the School's research activities. The appointed candidate will join IMT research area in Economics, Management and Data Science.

Formal requirements:

Ph.D. completed or near completion in Economics or a related field.

An excellent level of both written and spoken English is mandatory.

Scientific area:

AREA 13 - scienze economiche e statistiche

Research Area:
Economics, Management Science, and Complex Systems
Research Unit:
LIME - Laboratory of Innovation Management and Economics
Type of contract:
Assegno di ricerca
Gross remuneration:

The remuneration package is competitive at the international level

Duration:

3 years renevable

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

January, 20th, 2017

Official selection calendar:
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Official selection calendar (2):
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Official selection calendar (3):
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Preliminary shortlist:
download in English - Italian
Interview:

1st session: AEA Annual Meeting, Chicago January 6th - 8th, 2017

2nd session:Lucca, January 11th, 13th, 2017

Final shortlist:
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Presentation:

On January 31st, 2017 and 1st, 2d, 3rd February 2017 c/o San Francesco Building, Lucca

- Job Market Seminar
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.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.

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.
    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). Please check the full call for further information about additional papers.

Contacts

researchers.opening@imtlucca.it