Health Economics

1 Assistant Professor position
(Deadline June 29th, 2023 13:00 )

The researcher will carry out his/her research activities within the AXES research unit. In particular, the researcher will deal with the development of topics concerning health economics and innovation, with particular reference to the Tuscan Health Ecosystem (THE). In this context, the analysis - also comparative analysis - of innovation in the field of health and digital health, innovative entrepreneurship, technology transfer and the constitution of an innovative ecosystem in the health sector are of particular importance.


The researcher will carry out scientific and educational activities mainly in the research field of health economics and innovation. The main fields of investigation are the configurations and dynamics of markets, the production, distribution and consumption processes of healthcare services, the design of healthcare systems, the costs and benefits of various healthcare interventions, and the evaluation of the effectiveness of public policies. Of particular importance is the empirical study with econometric and machine learning methods of these research topics.

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.