Assistant/Associate Professors in Applied Economics, Econometrics, Economic Geography/Urban Econ., University of Padova



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The Department of Economics and Management (dSEA) of the University of Padova is actively searching for brilliant and promising scholars to fill the following positions:


  • Associate Professor in Applied Economics (Professore associato Politica Economica -SECS P/02)
  • Senior (Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor in Econometrics (RTD-B Econometria – SECS P/05)
  • Senior (Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor  in Economic Geography, Urban Economics (RTD-B Economia Applicata – SECS P/06)

Candidates with a record of excellent and internationally visible research are encouraged to send us their expression of interest

These positions are particularly attractive for candidates who have a position abroad since the current Italian tax law grants a near-total exemption from personal income tax for a long period after they move to Italy (between 7 and 13 years, depending on personal circumstances).


Associate Professor: according to Italian legislation, eligible candidates shall already hold an equivalent academic position (Associate Professor, Reader or equivalent position) at their current foreign or Italian university; alternatively, they must have already obtained the Italian habilitation as ‘Associate Professor’ in the relevant scientific sector.

Senior Assistant Professor (tenure track position): according to Italian legislation, eligible candidates shall have at least three years of experience after PhD graduation.

Teaching may involve courses in the department’s BSc, MSc and PhD programmes (the latter two are taught in English). The teaching load follows the Italian regulation on teaching responsibilities.

Our Department is one of the leading research institutions in Italy in the fields of Economics and Business and offers a strong research environment.The Italian Ministry of Universities and Research has recently recognized us among the “Departments of Excellence 2018-2022”. Nationally, the latest research assessment exercise ranks us first in the scientific areas of economics, business and statistics among medium size universities. Internationally, the QS World University Rankings ranks us among the top 101-150 departments and the Times Higher Education ranks us top 201-250.

Our Department has been following a consistent upward trajectory in the last years that we aim to consolidate by hiring the best talent in the job market.

To learn more about our department click here.

For informal inquiries and further information on these positions, please contact 

The University of Padua stands for equal opportunities and diversity. Qualified female candidates are especially invited to express their interest.

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via del Santo 33

35123 Padova , Italy