Assistant professor / lecturer
The Department of Economics of the University of Bologna, ranked among the top 100 departments of economics in the world in terms of research, has an opening for three positions of (tenure track) Assistant Professor. These positions are in Economics (formally: Fixed-term researcher, field: SECS P/01), Economic Policy (formally: Fixed-term researcher, field: SECS P/02), and Public Economics (formally: Fixed-term researcher, field: SECS P/03). They will start in the academic year 2019/2020 and are intended for an initial period of three years. Subject to a satisfactory performance in these three years, the successful candidate will be promoted to tenured Associate Professor.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in economics or econometrics and must have at least three years of research experience as a post-doc, or being in possess of habilitation as Associate Professor according to the Italian law (see http://abilitazione.miur.it/ for details). Successful candidates are expected to have articles published or forthcoming in international journals of a very good or excellent level.
Teaching duties and expected research output
The Assistant Professor will deliver 60 hours of lectures, with associated teaching activities. Teaching duties have to be performed at the Bologna campus (Economics), Forlì campus (Public Economics), and Rimini campus (Economic Policy) of the University of Bologna. Satisfactory teaching activity is a necessary condition for promotion to Associate Professor after three years. Other necessary conditions refer to the quality and continuity of research activities. In particular, we expect at least four articles published or forthcoming in international journals of excellent renown or top field journals and three high quality working papers produced during the three years as assistant professor in the department. While a good teaching performance is important for tenure, substantially more weight will be given to research performance.
The gross salary is 41K euros per year. The net amount after taxes depends on the total personal income, the composition of the family, and other parameters. The Assistant Professor will be provided with the necessary equipment to conduct his/her research, as well as competitive research funding.
A six-year tax exemption on 90 per cent of the salary (which can be extended up to 13 years) is available according to the Italian tax law for those candidates (of any nationality) who have been residing outside Italy for 2 years or more.
Application and selection procedure
The application for participation in the selection must be submitted exclusively via electronic procedure by accessing the following link: https://concorsi.unibo.it
- The deadline for reception of the documents by the University for the position in Public Economics is July 5, 2019 at 12.00 p.m. (noon) CET time.
- The deadline for reception of the documents by the University for the positions in Economics and Economic Policy is July 16, 2019 at 12.00 p.m. (noon) CET time.
Further enquiries about the position and the application can be addressed to Mrs. Paola Mandelli (email@example.com).
Assistant professor / lecturer
Piazza Scaravilli 2
Bologna , Italy