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Research Assistant in Law and Economics at Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland

Professor Massimiliano Vatiero (Assistant Professor of Law and Economics, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland) is interested in hiring a Research Assistant (two years, 60-65% time) to work on a research project on “Institutional complementarities among corporate ownership, employment protection and innovation: the Swiss case” financed by Swiss National Science Foundation. Details on the research project can be found below: summary of project.
Start date of the employment in winter/spring 2014. 

Job profile

- Ph.D. (completed by the start date of employment).
- Substantial research record commensurate with the position.
The salary (first year CHF 48.000, second year CHF 52.000 + frais de recherche) will depend on
experience and academic qualification.

Application file

- a resume
- a motivational letter on topic (stressing the expected contribution to research)
- a relevant article/paper
Applicants may be invited to Lugano for an interview during the conference (12/13 December) of Italian Society of Law and Economics (www.side-isle.it). Since USI aims to increase the percentage of women, USI specifically encourages female candidates to apply.


Closing date for application is November 20th. Kindly email your complete application file to v[email protected].


Università della Svizzera Italiana

L'USI è l'università più internazionale della Svizzera e si distingue nel sistema universitario elvetico grazie a offerte formative e campi di ricerca originali. Le sue dimensioni permettono l'interazione diretta tra i membri della comunità accademica: un...

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