***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > Please find enclosed a call for postdoctoral fellowship of possible=20 > interest to some of you > Best > Maurizio Sobrero > > Postdoctoral Research Fellow > CESPRI =96 Universit=88 =93Luigi Bocconi=94, Milan (Italy) > Bocconi University is a leading institution in Europe in the fields > of=20= > > Economics and Business Studies. > CESPRI (Centre for Research on Innovation and Internationalization) > is=20= > > one of Bocconi=92s most renowned > research centres. Since 1987, CESPRI faculty has developed an=20 > international reputation in the fields of the > economics of innovation, S&T policy, industrial economics, and=20 > international trade. CESPRI is the > coordinator or a major partner of a number of national and=20 > international research projects, the most recent of > which have dealt with industrial dynamics, university-industry=20 > technology transfer, networks of innovators, > national and local systems of innovation. > CESPRI invites applications for TWO Postdoctoral Research > Fellowships=20 > within the framework of the > European Research Project KEINS (Knowledge-based entrepreneurship:=20 > innovation, networks and > systems), coordinated by prof. Franco Malerba, with the > participation=20 > of leading European institutions. The > two fellowships will relate respectively to the analysis of the role=20 > played by networks of alliances and social > networks in affecting, shaping and constraining knowledge-based=20 > entrepreneurship; and to the analysis of > academic entrepreneurship (links between academic and industrial=20 > researchers by exploring their coinvention > activities; motivations behind academics=92 entrepreneurial efforts) > Candidates should have completed or nearly completed a PhD in=20 > Economics, Strategy or Social Sciences, > and prove a strong interest in applied research on technological > change=20= > > and innovation. Familiarity with > bibliometric and patent indicators and/or with the analysis of large=20 > network data is required. Preference will > be given to the most qualified candidates in terms of demonstrated=20 > research productivity and future research > potential. Knowledge of Italian is not required. > Both positions are available from April-May 2005, and will be > offered=20 > on the basis of a fixed term contract for > a period of 1 year, renewable for 6 to 12 months. Gross salary will > be=20= > > about 25000-30000=80 per year, plus > travel funds. Further funds through teaching activities may also be=20 > made available on candidates=92 request, > and as long as such activities are consistent with the > Fellowship=92s=20 > objectives. Selected candidates are > expected to publish their research results on international journals=20 > and foster CESPRI=92s standing in the > international research community. > Informal enquiries may be addressed to Franco Malerba=20 > ([log in to unmask]) and/or Francesco > Lissoni ([log in to unmask]). > Candidates should send a CV, a statement of research interests, a=20 > sample paper and the names and > addresses of two referees to Silvia Di Battista,=20 > [log in to unmask] > Application deadline: 28 February 2005. Early applications are=20 > encouraged. > JEL Classification(s): L, O > > Maurizio Sobrero > Professor of Management > Department of Management > University of Bologna, Italy > Piazza Scaravilli 1, 40126 Bologna > ph. +39-051-2098076 > fax +39-051-2098074 > e-mail [log in to unmask] > Maurizio Sobrero Professor of Management Department of Management University of Bologna, Italy Piazza Scaravilli 1, 40126 Bologna ph. +39-051-2098076 fax +39-051-2098074 e-mail [log in to unmask] _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.