Network modeling of Sustainable Financial System

1 Post Doctoral Fellow position
(Deadline June 20th, 2014 12:00 )
Complex Networks, Simulations, Statistical Mechanics
Research related to the SIMPOL project, with a specific focus on Network analisis and modelling of sustainable financial system.
Research, tutorship and mentoring of the Institute's PhD students, limited teaching and participation in the development of the Institute's research activities.
Formal requirements
Possession of a PhD in Economics, Computer Science, Physics, or a related field. An excellent level of both written and spoken English is mandatory.
Note: Please remember to fill in the "PhD section" with all relevant information when compiling the Online Application Form.
Specific requirements
Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications and should demonstrate enthusiasm for performing applied research in an interdisciplinary Research Unit.
"SIMPOL - Financial Systems Simulation and Policy Modelling" Collaborative project 7th FWP.
Scientific area
"Scienze matematiche e Informatiche, Scienze Fisiche"
One year, renewable for a maximum of three years in total
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Assegno di ricerca
Full call
First meeting of the Selection Committee
June 20th, 2014
Second meeting of the Selection Committee
June 30th, 2014
Preliminary shortlist
Preliminary shortlist
Third meeting of the Selection Committee
July 15th, 2014 from 14.00 - Ex Boccherini complex - Piazza San Ponziano, 6 Lucca
Final ranking
Final ranking

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 online application info and - if provided - reference letters. Shortlisted candidates, selected on the basis of the preliminary analysis, are invited for a research presentation at IMT. Travel expenses to Lucca for the research presentation interview will not 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 (compulsory) and Ph.D. (obtained, or "ongoing")
  • Name, position, institution and email address of three referees (compulsory)
  • An email, with the appropriate instructions to upload the reference letters will be automatically generated and sent to your referees.


  • 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.