IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca
Call for Assistant Professor in Economics and Innovation Management
Deadline: November 30, 2011
FIELDS: Research within the field of Innovation and entrepreneurship, informed by organizational economics, and predominantly based on a unique collection of empirical datasets analyzed by means of state-of-the-art methods including micro-econometrics, content analysis, and the analysis of networks and complex systems.
ACTIVITIES: Research, tutorship and mentoring of the Institute's Ph.D. students, limited teaching and participation in the development of the Institute's research activities.
RESEARCH UNIT: LIME - Laboratory of Innovation Management and Economics
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: A Ph.D. in Economics, Statistics or Computer Science is preferable.
Applicants should have a strong research potential in the area of innovation, and first-rate skills in empirical analysis, preferably micro-econometrics and content analysis of massive datasets.
Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications. Candidates should demonstrate enthusiasm for performing applied research in an interdisciplinary Research Unit.