IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca
Faculty Positions in Economics

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca invites applications for a variety of Junior and Senior Faculty positions in Economics. The deadline for applications is November 30th 2012. Please see details below.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR 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.

POST-DOC FELLOW IN ECONOMETRICS AND STATISTICS: The appointed candidate will work in the fields of Econometrics and Statistics, with a focus on the analysis of large economic and financial datasets. Other than a PhD in a related field, candidates must have experience with the quantitative analysis of large data sets through econometric techniques and the empirical analysis of the properties of statistical distributions, through parametric and nonparametric methods. A knowledge of Matlab, SQL and STATA is preferable.

POST-DOC FELLOW IN ECONOMICS: The successful candidate will work specifically in Economics and Finance, with a focus on the analysis of long term sustainability of public finances in relation to pensions and health modelling and long term projections. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in economics and proficiency in quantitative methods.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates for all positions should have excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken, and should demonstrate enthusiasm for performing applied research in an interdisciplinary Research Unit. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications.

JOB DESCRIPTION: 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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 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.

ABOUT IMT LUCCA: 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.

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Posted 11/11/12