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Call for interest for potential candidates for positions of full/associate professors and senior assistant professors in Economics

The Department of Economics of the University of Bologna ( is seeking potential candidates for positions of full and associate professors and senior assistant professors (3-year tenure-track*) in Economics, Econometrics, Finance, and Economic History.

We aim at recruiting scholars who can provide research leadership and outstanding teaching, participate in large-scale grant applications, and contribute to departmental strategic management and governance.

Please note that scholars moving their residence to Italy benefit from four years of substantial tax exemption.

Candidates must also meet the following teaching and research qualification criteria:

  • Teaching: Candidates are expected to provide high quality teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
  • Research: Candidates should demonstrate a high level of productivity in terms of research publications in international top journals.
  • Participation in Research Projects: Senior candidates are required to have been involved in research projects funded through competitive calls as well as by national funding agencies. Ability in fundraising is welcome.

Knowledge of Italian language is not required, ability to teach in English is compulsory. There are no restrictions regarding the nationality of the applicants. Equal gender opportunities are guaranteed.

Candidates are invited to express their interest by sending an email to (subject: CALL FOR INTEREST 2018). Candidates should attach their curriculum vitae, a detailed list of publications, a description of their teaching activity, and a brief statement to explain why they are interested in this call.

The deadline for expressions of interest is May 15th, 2018.

All applications will be processed confidentially.

Our Department provides a dynamic research environment in which faculty members and distinguished visitors conduct both applied and theoretical research in all areas of economics. According to the Tilburg University Economics Ranking 2012-2016, it ranks as the 84th department in the world, the 28th in Europe and the 2nd in Italy in terms of the faculty’s publications in the top-five rated journals. RePEc ranks our Department as n. 3/322 in Italy and n. 33/3456 in Europe. Early this year, it has been financed by the Italian Ministry of University and Research under the program “Departments of Excellence” for 2018-2022.

Please note that this is a call for interest, not a job vacancy announcement. The Department will advertise job vacancies later in the year.

* After 3 years, promotion to (tenured) Associate Professor is conditional on achieving National Scientific Habilitation.

Pubblicato il 26 marzo 2018