Communication and Innovation

1 Research Collaborator position
(Deadline October 15th, 2019 12:00 )

Communication, Innovation, Project management, Marketing, Start-up

Typical tasks will include
- designing and organizing a number of workshops and seminars about neuroscience and innovation in collaboration with Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center;
- collaborating with a multidisciplinary team at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca to study the business models of innovative-technological startups in the neuroscience research field;
- assessing the variables that influence economic-financial performance, together with the analysis of open innovation strategies adopted by large corporate organizations for the implementation of innovative processes;
- interfacing with internal and external collaborators through basic alliance management tools necessary to strengthen corporate communications and organize events;
- communicating with stakeholders inside and outside of the business in a dual-role (research and consulting), literature searches, and writing scientific papers and reviews.

IMT Lucca invites applications for a Senior Research Collaborator with a background in communication, innovation and marketing. The candidate should preferentially, but not necessarily, have a multidisciplinary expertise to measure and communicate innovation at Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center Lab - Neuroscience.

Formal requirements
  • Master Degree or 4-year degree in Economics or related fields (ideally obtained in the last 6 years);
  • An excellent knowledge of both written and spoken English.
Specific requirements
  • A PhD in Economics, Marketing or Management would be preferential to carry out the activities, such as experience in the field of innovation and start-up incubators;
  • Research experience and knowledge of market research and secondary data analysis will be considered a plus;
  • The candidate should have a professional background to work in a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary team while possessing the independence to fulfill the responsibilities of a senior consultant;
  • The candidate should possess the experience to understand entrepreneurship in a commercial context and the confidence to interface senior management at corporate level.
Gross amount

€ 24400/year


1 year, renewable 


“Emotional Regulation and Investment Decision Making IMI-ER”

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Assegno di ricerca


Apply ONLINE only.

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);
  • University degree (compulsory);
  • PhD (compulsory only if stated in the full call).


  • The scanned copy of a valid identity document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory);
  • Your CV in English (compulsory).