Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Applied Economics

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 May 2021

Ca’ Foscari is engaged in achieving a world-class scientific environment, recruiting the best talents worldwide. Our talented young researchers and experienced senior professors collaborate to make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and freedom of research. Our University is committed to achieving excellence in research, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari has set a new agenda designed around six global challenges, exploring cutting-edge research directions that cross disciplinary boundaries.

Ca’ Foscari is offering a tenure-track position in Applied economics to a scholar who can raise the challenge of inspiring students to be game-changers and make a genuine difference in the world.

The selected candidate is expected to contribute to the development of the research and teaching activities of the Department of Management, to be directly involved in its institutional, organizational and educational activities, and to actively seek national and international research funding.

He will be teaching in BA,MA and PhD courses, both in Italian and English language, on the following subjects:

-   Industrial organization

-   Industrial dynamics and global economic challenges

His research activities will focus on relevant themes for the development of the department and the Agrifood Management and Innovation Lab, such as:

-   the evolution of value chains;

-   the genesis and development of innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems;

-   the interplay between firms strategies and regional economic growth and development.

The position is at the Department of Management , whose major fields of activity include innovation, entrepreneurship, international management and creativity. The faculty in engaged in blending teaching and research in close contact with stakeholders from the economic, institutional and professional areas, while also focusing on sustainability and responsible development issues for the wellbeing of future generations.

The Department has been awarded the official recognition of “Department of Excellence” (top 10%) by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, with special dedicated funding to develop an innovative project on Analytical Intelligence for Management.
Ca’ Foscari scores among the top 300 universities in the world for Business and Management Studies according to the most recent QS World University Ranking.

The Institution

Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide.

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If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first 4 years of the contract.

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