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The IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (Italy) invites applications for two Assistant
Professor positions in Quantitative Analysis and Modelling of Complex Economical and
Financial Systems to take part in the Horizon 2020 projects DOLFINS - Distributed Global
Financial Systems for Society (http://www.dolfinsproject.eu/) and CoEGSS - Center of
Excellence for Global Systems Science. Candidates should have demonstrable research
activity in the field of Complex Systems and be an expert in the field of analysis of
Economic and Financial Networks in order to interact with economists, physicists and
computer scientists in the other nodes of the projects and (on specific issues) with the
regulators in central banks.
Candidates should have a PhD in Economics, Computer Science, Physics or a related field.
An excellent level of English (both written and spoken), in addition to an excellent record
of high-impact international publications and demonstrated enthusiasm for performing
applied research in an interdisciplinary Research Unit, are mandatory.
The appointed candidate will join the NETWORKS – Complex Networks Research Unit
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.
IMT Lucca (http://www.imtlucca.it) is a research university within the Italian public higher
education system. IMT strives to establish itself as a research center that promotes
cutting-edge research in key areas, structuring its PhD Program in close connection with
research, to attract top students, researchers and scholars through competitive
international selections, and to contribute to technological innovation, economic growth
and social development.
Interested candidates must apply by filling out the online application form at
will also be asked to submit a CV, up to 12 research papers and the name and contact
details of three referees.
The deadline for applications is September 1st, 12 pm (Italian time).
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