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 both in the track “Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage” and in other tracks and other research units.
During the term of the contract the researcher will have to work on topics of administrative law, namely on 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 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).
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. Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken.
Ricercatore tempo determinato (legge 240/2010 art. 24 comma 3 lettera a))
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 of the online application form 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.
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.
Before filling in the application form, please read thoroughly the full call and collect all the files you may need:
- 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 instructions on how to upload the reference letters will be automatically sent to your referees.
- The scanned copy of a valid identity document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory)
- Your CV in English (compulsory);
- One research paper, either a published paper or a working paper (compulsory).
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to present this research paper during the final stage of the selection process.
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.