The Department of Economics and Management of the University of Trento seeks to appoint an Senior Assistant Professor with tenure-track in Management and Marketing (Ricercatore a Tempo Determinato, tipo B) (Area 13 - SECS-P/08 Economia e gestione delle imprese, in the Italian system).
The candidate should hold a PhD in Management or in Marketing or an equivalent qualification, an excellent publication record, as well as evidence of high-quality teaching and mentoring. While all fields of Management will be considered, preference will be given to candidates specialized in Service management and service marketing, analysis of data for market and marketing researches.
The University of Trento aims to achieve a more gender-balanced composition of its academic staff: accordingly, female candidates are encouraged to apply for the position.
The position implies both research and teaching. Teaching activities will be in both Italian and English. The teaching load is of 90 hours (two courses at undergraduate/master level) per year.
The position holder will access to a start-up research fund of about 12.000 euro granted by the University. Annual gross salary is € 46,450.
The University of Trento has been ranked in top positions by national rankings, and it is well positioned in international ones. The Department of Economics and Management features a multidisciplinary research covering most research areas in the economic and management domains. Its faculty counts 77 people working in formal and informal research groups that count a vast network of national and international collaborations. Research activities range from theoretical to empirical research, from quantitative to experimental methods, from the analysis of case studies to computer simulations. Prospective applicants are encouraged to browse through the list of faculty members and research groups .
The Department offers three undergraduate degrees (in Italian) plus one in English, seven master degrees (three in Italian and four in English), it contributes to three PhD programs, and it is consistently ranked among the top Economics and Management departments in Italy.
Terms and Conditions
The tenure-track position is a fixed-term three year contract that leads Associate professorship upon obtainment of the national scientific qualification (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) and positive evaluation by the University.
To be eligible for “direct appointment from abroad” (chiamata dall’estero), applicants must have been employed as faculty members or research staff at a foreign university (or research institute) for at least three consecutive years, and must hold an equivalent academic position at their current foreign university. Any application not satisfying this requirement cannot be considered.
Expressions of interest must be submitted in English at this page (before 31 of March 2022) and should include:
- a CV (including a list of publications),
- a research statement,
- a teaching statement,
- the names and addresses of at least three professional referees (the professional referees must write a letter of recommendation on the candidate’s activity to placement.dem [at] unitn.it within the deadline of the expression of interest).
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and a seminar presentation at the Department (under Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, this colloquium will be hold online) to discuss their CV, past and prospective publications, funding proposals, and the like. The Department plans to complete the selection process in June 2022. In the case the University will proceed with the direct call the assignment will be assessed by the Ministry and submitted to the opinion of the ASN (Commissione per l’Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale), consequently the appointment may approximately start from the spring of 2023.
For more information, please contact Prof. Mariangela Franch (mariangela.franch [at] unitn.it). For general information about the position, terms and conditions of working at the Department of Economics and Management, please contact the Director Prof. Flavio Bazzana (flavio.bazzana [at] unitn.it).