1 Assistant Professor position
(Deadline April 26th, 2023 13:00 )

The researcher will carry out his research and teaching activity within the AxES research unit. The successful candidate will contribute to the creation, promotion and management of the Open Lab, a research infrastructure designed within the Italian program for Departments of Excellence 2023-2027. Specifically, the "Economic and Digital Resilience" project promotes interdisciplinary research and teaching activities on the issues of digital transition and the resilience of economic systems through a series of coordinated actions and the creation of a dedicated research infrastructure, called Open Laboratory.


The researcher will carry out scientific and teaching activities in the research field of data analysis, design of and implementation of experiments in various application sectors, for descriptive and interpretative and decision making purposes. It therefore includes the theoretical and applicative developments of descriptive, exploratory, inferential and decision-making statistics in their various articulations such as: mathematical statistics, design and analysis of surveys, theory of samples, design of experiments, analysis of multivariate data, time series and spatial analysis, reliability and statistical quality control, biostatistics, medical statistics and environmental statistics, computational statistics and the modern problems of management and IT processing of data.

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

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. 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.

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.
    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.