Friday, September 28, 2012
The IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca invites applications for two Assistant Professor positions and two Post-Doctoral Fellow positions in Analytics. The positions will entail conducting research in the context of in the context of complex socio-economic systems, with particular reference to the analysis of organizational networks, the microstructure and dynamics of product markets and the financial structure of firms and banks and the evolution of financial networks. Candidates need to have a Ph.D. in a related field with orientation towards applied research and should have a high degree of proficiency in the use of mathematical and statistical methods. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications and should demonstrate enthusiasm for performing applied research in an interdisciplinary Research Unit.
One of the two Assistant Professor positions (deadline: October 12th 2012) and both Post-Doctoral Positions (deadline: September 28th) will be a part of the "Crisis Lab" http://axes.imtlucca.it/crisislab/, a strategic research project financed by Italian Government (Progetti di Interesse CNR) with the aim of creating an Observatory of crises and risks in domains ranging from finance, energy, markets, transport and urban systems, with interdisciplinary methodology based on the new science of Complex Networks. This Assistant Professor and the Post-Doctoral Fellows will also join the Research Unit AXES - Laboratory for the Analysis of Complex Economic Systems (http://axes.imtlucca.it/).
The second Assistant Professor position (deadline: November 30th 2012) will join the Research Unit LIME - Laboratory of Innovation Management and Economics (http://lime.imtlucca.it/). The period for applications for this position will close later to leave the possibility open for interviews to be conducted at the AEA Annual Meeting in San Diego (USA) from January 4th to 6th 2013.
IMT Lucca (http://www.imtlucca.it) is a public international Graduate School and Institute of Technology that acts as a research university with the aim of forming human capital in disciplines characterized by their high potential for concrete applications. IMT strives to reach the fusion of theoretical comprehension and practical relevance.
Appointment compensation packages will depend on the candidates and their records of accomplishment, but are competitive on an international level. Applicants must be able to teach graduate courses in English; knowledge of Italian is not required.
Interested candidates must apply by filling in the online application form at http://www.imtlucca.it/faculty/positions/junior_faculty_recruitment_program.php. They will also be asked to submit a CV, research paper (published or working) and the name and contact details of three referees.
For further information about the position, applicants can refer to the website, or can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.