Call for application: Full Professor in Economics (SECS-P/01)



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The Department of Economics at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice invites applications for a Full Professorship in Economics (SECS-P/01) from scholars working in any field of economics with an established track record of publications in top journals.

Job Description

The position is permanent, linked to the 2023-2027 “Departments of Excellence” program awarded by the Italian Ministry of University and Research. This funding aims at expanding the research agenda of the Department of Economics, by studying policies and interventions that can improve people’s quality of life and contrast new forms of economic vulnerability. Specifically, the program will investigate interventions that can contrast inequality, poverty, and other forms of economic and social exclusion, arising as a result of - amongst others - demographic changes, market imperfections and limitations to market participations, financial crisis and impoverishment. More details on the project are on

Knowledge of Italian is not required. 

The appointee will be expected to take a leading role within the scope of the above program. The position comes with a generous budget supporting the Program, including a dedicated funding to finance experiments (lab and/or field).


According to Italian legislation, eligible candidates must already hold an equivalent academic position (Full Professor) at their current foreign or Italian university; alternatively, they must have already obtained the Italian habilitation as Full Professor in the relevant scientific field (SECS-P/01).

Department of Economics, Ca’ Foscari University 

Our Department is one of the top-ranked Department of Economics in Italy, with an established international reputation. It is devoted to promoting high-quality research, also with an interdisciplinary approach. Our fields of specialisation include economic theory, empirical economics and policy evaluation, macroeconomics and finance, econometrics, quantitative methods and data science, experimental and behavioural economics, environmental resource and climate change, economic geography, regional science, tourism economics. 

It hosts three PhD programs, an intense seminar activity, various specialised research laboratories, including a new and fully equipped laboratory for experiments in the social sciences, and a cluster for the analysis of micro data and big data. Additional information on the research activities at the Department can be found at:

Applications Process 

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The deadline is Saturday June 8th, 2024. 

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San Giobbe Cannaregio 873

30121 Venice , Italy