Business Administration and Management

1 Assistant Professor position
(Deadline May 30th, 2023 13:00 )

The researcher will conduct scientific work in business administration, business management, innovation, energy transition, and performance measurement. The methods will be mainly quantitative, based on panel data and questionnaires. However, qualitative methods will not be excluded. The researcher will also contribute to the Open Lab, a research infrastructure in the context of the Italian Department of Excellence Program 2023-2027, which aims to understand the changing resilience trajectories of digital economies. The position requires supervision of Ph.D. students, limited teaching activity, and participation in developing the school's overall research agenda. The successful candidate will be affiliated with IMT's Economics, Management, and Data Science research area.


The profile includes all aspects of managing and governing under high uncertainty, constant technological change, and geopolitical instability. Issues such as the role of geopolitical unrest and mechanisms to protect strategic assets (e.g., golden power), energy transition and crisis, and the impact of geopolitical and technological variables on firm performance are particularly relevant.

Formal requirements

PhD in a field related to the present call obtained in Italy or abroad. Curriculum with a suitable scientific background for carrying out research activity in the required field.

Gross amount

Ricercatore tempo determinato (legge 240/2010 art. 24 comma 3 lettera a))


3 years

Job Research Unit: 
Job Contract Type: 
Ricercatore tempo determinato (legge 240/2010 art.24 comma 3 lettera a) ) - Fixed term researcher
Full call


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Selection procedure and criteria

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


A Selection Committee, appointed by the Rector, assesses all applications on the basis online application info. 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 interviews may also be conducted at IMT or by conference call. Travel expenses to Lucca for the interview 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 and Ph.D. (compulsory) 


  • 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.