Classical Archaeology, Exchanges between East and West in the Ancient Mediterranean

1 Assistant Professor position
(Deadline September 28th, 2017 12:00 )

Classical Art and Archaeology, Ancient Art History, Ancient Greece, Ancient History


Support the development of research activities, projects and educational initiatives in the field of Classical Art and Archaeology carried out at LYNX Research Unit. Support the development of the interdisciplinary research activities and projects carried out at LYNX Research Unit. Participate in- and stimulate collective research projects. Teach courses and seminars at PhD level, supervise PhD Students and support their national and international resarch activities.


Applicants should demonstrate the capacity for excellent research achievement and the ability to teach effectively in PhD programs. An international scholarly profile and the capacity to attract research funds on a competitive basis are most welcome. The successful candidate will have an excellent and international record of publications in the specific field of Classical Art and Archaeology as well as an interdisciplinary approach to large research problems. A focus on the exchange and migration of techniques, materials, styles and iconographies within the Mediterranean area is most welcome.

Formal requirements

Phd in Classical Art and Archaeology or related fields; research activity with a focus on Ancient Greek Art and the the exchange and migration of techniques, materials, styles and iconographies within the Mediterranean area. International Profile. An excellent level of both written and spoken English is mandatory.


Scientific area

10/A1 – Archeologia

Gross amount

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


3 years

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

On January 30, 2018

First meeting of the Selection Committee

On February 7, 2018

Preliminary shortlist
Preliminary shortlist
Third meeting of the Selection Committee

On February 22, 2018 in Piazza San Francesco 19, Lucca

Final shorlist
Final shorlist
Fourth meeting of the Selection Committee

On March 5, 2018 in Piazza San Francesco 19, Lucca

Final decree

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.