JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

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Assistant Professor in Microeconometrics and Applied Econometrics

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451024
Date Posted: 08/28/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Microeconometrics and Applied Econometrics
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Lucca, Tuscany, ITALY
JEL Classifications:
C2 -- Single Equation Models; Single Variables
C3 -- Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables
C4 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
assistant professor
applied econometrics
complex networks
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Assistant Professor in Microeconometrics and Applied Econometrics
Deadline for applications: October 15, 2014 - 12 am Italian time.

IMT Lucca ( invites applications from strong candidates for an Assistant Professor position in Microeconometrics and Applied Econometrics. The appointed candidate will conduct research within the "Crisis Lab" (, a novel strategic research project financed by Italian government with the aim of creating an observatory of risks in domains ranging from finance, energy, markets, transport and urban systems, with interdisciplinary methodology based on the new science of complex networks.

The appointed candidate will specifically be involved in the quantitative analysis of large databases through econometric techniques, panel data analysis and microeconometrics; and will join AXES - Laboratory for the Analysis of Complex Economic Systems (, one of the Institute's interdisciplinary Research Units.

Scientific applications programming and good mathematical skills will be required, and candidate's knowledge will be evaluated specifically regarding: strong statistics background; previous research work in the domain of econometrics; knowledge of STATA and MatLab.

Remuneration packages are competitive at the international level; additional benefits may be negotiated with selected applicants. Successful candidates will have limited teaching (e.g. one/two classes per year) in the Institute's doctoral program.

You can find more information regarding the position, candidate requirements and the application form here Inquiries can be addressed to

IMT Lucca is a research university within the Italian public higher education system. IMT strives to establish itself as a research center that promotes cutting-edge research in key areas, structuring its PhD Program in close connection with research, to attract top students, researchers and scholars through competitive international selections, and to contribute to technological innovation, economic growth and social development.

IMT believes that diversity contributes to excellence and is an equal-opportunity employer.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 10/15/2014