One position as Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Econometrics

Excerpt of the call for application, for more detailed information see the link below.

Econometrics: link here (click on “bando English version”)

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 a position of (tenure track) Assistant Professor in Econometrics (formally: RTDb, field: SECS P/05). This position will start in the academic year 2019/2020 and is intended for an initial period of three years. Subject to a satisfactory performance in these three years (see below), the successful candidate will be promoted to tenured Associate Professor. Candidates in all fields of Econometrics are encouraged to apply.

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 possession of habilitation as Associate Professor according to the Italian law (see for details). Successful candidates are expected to have articles published or forthcoming in international journals of a very good or an 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 Rimini campus 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 of an Assistant Professor is 35K 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 four-year tax exemption on 90 per cent of the salary 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.

The successful candidate might receive a salary top-up of 15K per year (45K in total for the 3 years) financed by the Marco Fanno Fellowship that UniCredit Foundation awarded to the Department of Economics of the University of Bologna.


Application and selection procedure

The submission of the application for participation in the selection must be made exclusively via electronic procedure by accessing the following link:

The deadline for reception of the documents by the University is 22 March 2019 12.00 p.m. (noon) CET time.

Further enquiries about the positions can be addressed to the Head of the Department of Economics, Prof. Giorgio Bellettini (

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Assistant professor / lecturer

Application Deadline: