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Expression of Interest: Junior Assistant Professor in Economic Policy

The Department of Economics and Management “M. Fanno” invites expressions of interest for a 3-year position as Junior Assistant Professor in Economic Policy (RTD-A in SESC-P/02) – Economics of Aging using SHARE data, according to the Italian terminology). The position is fixed-term but it might be extended for two additional years, conditional on performance and funding availability.


The annual gross salary - net of employer-paid social security contributions - is € 36,000. The salary is also subject to employee-paid social security contributions and Italian income tax, but individuals who have not been resident in Italy and have been carrying out research abroad over the past two fiscal years may qualify for generous tax exemption.

The position is financed by EU grants for the development and innovation of SHARE – the Survey of Health Aging and Retirement in Europe (PI: Prof Guglielmo Weber). SHARE is a multidisciplinary and cross-national panel database of micro data on health, socio-economic status and social and family networks of individuals aged 50 or older residing in 27 European countries and Israel (please visit for more information).


Necessary qualifications:
The successful candidate is expected to have obtained a PhD in economics or related fields, to have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively and a proven record of participation in research projects. Experience in the economics of aging, micro-econometrics, survey design and interdisciplinary research projects is also important.

Experience in teaching in English is desirable but not mandatory.


Main tasks:
The successful applicant is expected to carry out research using SHARE data, and will be actively involved in the design and development of the SHARE survey within the Italian team based in Padova. The maximum teaching load required is 80 hours per year. Knowledge of Italian is not a requirement.


Please forward your expressions of interest no later than December 18th to – email subject “EOI Junior Assistant Professor in Economic Policy” – including a cover letter, a CV with a list of publications, and the names and addresses of at least two referees.

The official call will be published in the Department's website either on December 18th or in early January 2021.