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Call for a position of Assistant Professor (with Tenure Track) in Economic Policy, with a special focus on Tourism Economics

Title: One position as Assistant Professor (with Tenure Track) in Economic Policy, with a special focus on Tourism Economics.

Place: Department of Economics, University of Bologna, Rimini Campus (Rimini, Italy). Application deadline: 26 January 2019 12.00 p.m. (noon)

Excerpt of the call for application, for more detailed information see this link.

The Department of Economics of the University of Bologna, ranked among the top 100 departments of economics in the world, has an opening for one positions (with tenure track) of Assistant Professor. This position is in Economic Policy (formally: Fixed-term researcher, field: SECS P/02), will start in the academic year 2021/2022 and is intended for an initial period of three years. Subject to a satisfactory performance in these three years, the successful candidate will be promoted to tenured Associate Professor.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in economics or econometrics and must have at least three years of research experience as a post-doc, or being in possess of habilitation as Associate Professor according to the Italian law (see for details). Successful candidates are expected to have articles published or forthcoming in international economic journals of a very good level or in top field journals of tourism and hospitality.

Teaching duties and expected research output

The Assistant Professor will deliver 60 hours of lectures, plus associated teaching activities. Teaching duties have to be performed at the Rimini campus of the University of Bologna, specifically in the field of tourism economics. Satisfactory teaching activity is a necessary condition for promotion to Associate Professor after three years. Other necessary conditions refer to the quality and continuity of research activities. In particular, we expect at least four articles published or forthcoming in international journals of excellent renown or top field journals and three high quality working papers produced during the three years as assistant professor in the department. While a good teaching performance is important for tenure, substantially more weight will be given to research performance.


The gross salary is 41K euros per year. The net amount after taxes depends on the total personal income, the composition of the family, and other parameters. The Assistant Professor will be provided with the necessary equipment to conduct his/her research, as well as competitive research funding.

A six-year tax exemption on 90 per cent of the salary (which can be extended up to 13 years) is available according to the Italian tax law for those candidates (of any nationality) who have been residing outside Italy for 2 years or more.

Application and selection procedure

The application for participation in the selection must be submitted exclusively via electronic procedure by accessing the following link:

The deadline for reception of the documents by the University is January 26, 2021 at 12.00

p.m. (noon) CET time.

Further enquiries about the position and the application can be addressed to Ms. Paola Mandelli (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


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