Administrative Law

1 Assistant Professor position
(Deadline June 8th, 2023 13:00 )

The researcher must tutor and supervise doctoral students and participate in the development of the School's institutional activities (e.g. organization of seminars, conferences and other scientific and cultural initiatives). Given the interdisciplinary of IMT, the researcher will be supposed to integrate his teaching and research activities working together with other researches in the ”Cognitive and Cultural System” Ph.D. Program and in other programs and other research units.


The successful candidate will contribute to the consolidation of the field of study of Administrative Law, particularly regarding the national and international legal dimension of cultural heritage and its protection, management and valorization delivered by public bodies. The researcher must also deal with the legal comparison between different systems and must adopt a historical, economic and political perspective in the study of tangible and intangible cultural heritage and its regulation. Furthermore, the researcher must focus on international and comparative law in the field of digitalization, reproduction and use of image, including copyright law The researcher must interact with other disciplines both expressly referred to the cultural heritage (such as history of art, archaeology, museology) and concerning broader areas related to public institutions (such as economics, political science, statistics, sociology, computer science).

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.