Six Fixed Term Assistant Professorships
Advertiser: Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University Venice
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics - Experimental Economics - Finance - Labor; Demographic Economics - Microeconomics - Public Economics - Health; Education; Welfare
Position type(s): Lecturer
Location of job: Cannaregio 873, San Giobbe, Venice, Italy
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2023-03-01
Job duration: 3 years
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 21 Nov 2022 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Arranging flyouts
Posting end date: 21 Nov 2022
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting November, 2022.
Ad text:

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice invites expressions of interest for six fixed term lectureships (“ricercatore a tempo determinato tipo A, rtd-A”) in the Department of Economics.

The positions are for three years. There is the possibility to apply for tenure track position before the end of the contract.Applications from scholars working abroad and who satisfy special conditions are treated under a favorable tax waiver scheme.

Ca’ Foscari is ranked in the top 200 universities in the QS World University Rankings by subject for Economics and Econometrics, and provides a vibrant international environment in the heart of Venice. The Department has strong national and international ties, a successful record in applications for national and international research funding and attracts high quality postgraduate students.

Its faculty conduct research all areas of economics with an emphasis on behavioral and experimental economics, economic theory, econometrics, empirical economics and policy evaluation, environmental and climate economics, finance, public economics. It offers a PhD program in Economics and it runs a high-quality research seminar series and regularly hosts distinguished visiting scholars.

The Department offers entire courses of study taught in English both at undergraduate and graduate level, therefore knowledge of Italian is neither required nor advantageous.

The positions are financed through the national Recovery and Resilience plan, and therefore require the hired researcher to spend part of their research time on specific research topic

The first position is in labor/health economics.

The researcher will be required to analyze the labor market of workers aged 50 and over in light of the digital and green transitions also considering health condition.

The second position is in applied econometrics.

The researcher will be required to analyze the silver economy and pathways to retirement.

The third position is in financial economics.

The researcher will be required to develop economic and financial models with a focus on asset pricing and/or macrofinance with applications to sustainable finance and to the economic policies for the sustainability transition.

The fourth position is in public economics.

The researcher will be required to analyze sustainability of social security systems and intergenerational redistribution also in an experimental perspective i.e using also an experimental approach.

The fifth position is in applied microeconometrics.

The researcher will be required to analyze through a an econometric/quantitative analysis at microeconomic level the determinants of “active ageing”.

The sixth position is in time series econometrics.

The researcher will be required to work on topics related to econometric theory and methods and their application to time series analysis in finance.

Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Other file
  • Letters of reference: 2
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