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IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

Assistant Professor and Post-Doctoral Fellow Positions in Political Sciences

IMT is an Institute for Advanced Studies that aims to push the frontiers of knowledge and to contribute to the formation of international professional elites for business and institutions.

Research and PhD Programs focus on institutional and technological change, the role of the organizations and markets in economic systems, the analysis of complex systems in social sciences, computer science and engineering. IMT attracts bright students, young researchers and professors through competitive transparent procedure at an international level.

IMT invites applications for Assistant Professor and Post-doctoral Fellow Positions in Political Sciences.

Assistant Professors and Post-Doctoral Fellows are usually appointed for a fixed term from one year up to three years. All contracts may be renewed once, for up to six years. Assistant Professors differ from Post-doctoral Fellows on the basis of experience, scientific curriculum and compensation. The remuneration package is competitive at the international level and includes generous research funds. Additional benefits may be negotiated with selected applicants.

IMT Assistant Professors and Post-Doctoral Fellows work closely with other young researchers, graduate students and senior researchers, and have a limited teaching load in the School graduate programs. The appointed persons are expected to conduct major research projects and publish in international journals.

IMT seeks for highly qualified candidates in all fields of Political Science: Comparative Politics; Comparative Law; International Relations; Administration Sciences; Public Policy; the Political Economy of Finance, Taxation and Public Goods; American and European Politics; Political and Economic History. Preference will be given to candidates coupling a strong orientation towards empirical research with a robust theoretical and methodological background.
Preference will be given to candidates who have completed or are near completion of their Ph.D. degree, or candidates with experience in formal instruction at the graduate-level.

Candidates may apply by simply filling out an online application form, available on IMT website (, and uploading relevant additional documents, such as the CV and relevant publications in PDF format. In addition, IMT requires reference letters for each candidate.


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