Senior (Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor / Associate Professor

The Department of Economics and Management at the University of Padova is actively searching for brilliant and promising scholars to fill the following three positions:

  • Senior (Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor / Associate Professor in Energy and Environmental Economics/ Public Economics
  • Senior (Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor in Econometrics/ Financial Econometrics
  • Senior (Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor in Industrial Organization/ Digital Economics 

The University of Padova stands for equal opportunities and diversity. Qualified female candidates are especially invited to apply. 

Candidates with a record of excellent and internationally visible research are encouraged to apply. 

Teaching involves courses in the department’s B. Sc. M. Sc. and PhD programmes (taught in English). The teaching load follows the regulation on teaching responsibilities. 

These positions are particularly attractive for candidates who have a position abroad since the current Italian tax law grants a near-total exemption from personal income tax for a long period after they move to Italy (between 7 and 13 years, depending on personal circumstances).

Associate Professor: according to Italian legislation, eligible candidates shall already hold an equivalent academic position (Associate Professor, Reader or equivalent position) at their current foreign or Italian university; alternatively, they must have already obtained the Italian qualification as ‘Associate Professor’ in the relevant scientific sector.

Senior Assistant Professor (tenure track position): according to Italian legislation, eligible candidates shall have at least three years of experience after PhD graduation.

Our Department is one of the leading research institutions in Italy in the fields of Economics and offers a strong research environment.

The Italian Ministry of Universities and Research has recently recognized us among the "Departments of Excellence 2018-2022". Nationally, the latest research assessment exercise ranks us first in the scientific areas of economics, business and statistics among medium size universities. Internationally, the QS World University Rankings ranks us among the top 101-150 departments and the Times Higher Education ranks us top 201-250.

Our Department has been following a consistent upward trajectory in the last years, and we aim to consolidate it by hiring the best talents in the job market. 

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