Young Research Fellow Positions in Political Sciences, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca [Italy]

Young Research Fellow Positions in Political Sciences, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca, Italy
MT Institute for Advanced Studies invites strong candidates active in areas such as American and European Politics, Political and Economic History, Voting and Coalition Theory to apply for Faculty Positions at the Assistant Professor and Post-Doctoral Fellow level. Preference will be given to candidates oriented towards empirical research and with a high degree of proficiency in social science methodology, particularly in the use of mathematical and statistical methods. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed or are near completion of their Ph.D. degrees.

IMT is an Institute for Advanced Studies that aims to push the frontiers of knowledge and to contribute to the formation of international professional elites for business and institutions. Research and PhD programs focus on institutional and technological change, the role of organizations and markets in economic systems, the analysis of complex systems in social sciences, computer science and engineering.

IMT attracts bright students, young researchers and professors through competitive, transparent procedures at an international level. IMT believes that faculty and staff diversity contributes to excellence and is an equal-opportunity employer.

Assistant Professors and Post-doctoral Fellows are appointed for a fixed term of up to three years. Contracts may be renewed once for an additional three years (i.e. six years in total). The remuneration package is competitive at the international level (30,000-45,000 € pre-tax for Post-doctoral Fellows and 45,000-60,000 € pre-tax for Assistant Professors) and includes generous research funds. Additional benefits may be negotiated with selected applicants.

Please note that the competition is for one vacancy at either level, depending on candidate experience. Successful candidates for either type of position will work closely with other young researchers, graduate students, and senior researchers, and will have a limited teaching load in the school’s graduate program (e.g. one class per year). IMT believes that faculty and staff diversity contributes to excellence and is an equal-opportunity employer. Additional information about IMT may be found at www.imtlucca.it.

Applicants are required to apply on line (www.imtlucca.it). In addition, at least two letters of reference must be sent as e-mail attachments (preferably in PDF format) to: yrf.opening@imtlucca.it or by mail to the following address:

Job Openings 2009 – YRF-EIC-PS.

IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies
Piazza San Ponziano 6
55100 Lucca – Italy

Deadline: 1 December 2008

For further details on the calls, please see the School website at www.imtlucca.it

Alternatively, one may also contact:

yrf.opening@imtlucca.it
Phones: +39 0583 4326554, +39 0583 4326577