Full or Associate Professor in Economics

open until filled
Social Sciences, Economics
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

The Faculty of Economics and Management of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano seeks to appoint a Full or Associate Professorin Economics (13/A1 - SECS-P/01)

Bolzano Campus


The candidate should hold a PhD in Economics or an equivalent qualification, an excellent record of international scientific publications and an excellent record of teaching. All fields of Economics will be considered.


The position offered is at the Full or Associate Professor Level in Economics (Professore Ordinario o Associato SECS-P/01 in the Italian system).

This is a tenured full-time position with a teaching load of 120 hours/year.

The salary is competitive with top European universities and, depending on individual circumstances, may be eligible for fiscal advantages.

Envisaged appointment date: March 2020

For more information, please contact Prof. Alexander Moradi - For general information about the position, terms and conditions of working at the Faculty of Economics and Management, please contact the Dean Prof. Oswin Maurer -


According to Italian legislation, only applicants who do hold an equivalent academic position (Full or Associate Professor) at their current foreign university are qualifying for a "direct call from abroad". Any application not satisfying this requirement cannot be accepted. The Faculty is particularly interested in applicants who will substantially contribute to its strong cross-disciplinary international research, as well as to its multilingual teaching culture. Furthermore, applicants need to meet the following requirements:

  • a record of excellence in scholarship at the international level, demonstrated by publications in leading international journals;
  • evidence of high-quality teaching and mentoring;
  • a significant level of service to the department, the university, and the profession;
  • knowledge of at least two of the three official teaching languages at the Faculty of Economics and Management (German, Italian, English).

The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore specifically encourages female scientists to submit their expression of interest.

About the Faculty

The Faculty of Economics and Management was founded in 1998. It now has more than 1200 students and 50 faculty members. Research, learning and teaching is performed in three languages: German, Italian and English. Through academic excellence in research and teaching, the Faculty contributes to the development of the South-Tyrolean economy while being entirely connected to international scientific networks.

Research in the faculty has been ranked no 2 in the Research Quality Evaluation in Italy in 2017, and the university is ranked among the Top-10 small list of universities worldwide by THE (Times Higher Education).

More information is available on the Faculty's website:

Application procedure

Please send your expression of interest, together with a detailed curriculum vitae that includes a list of publications, an indication of your research focus, a short description of courses taught, your teaching evaluations, as well as a statement of your current academic position. We recommend the use of the form "Attachment A - University Academic CV" available on:

Your expression of interest needs to be signed and dated (last page), and sent to: Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Faculty of Economics and Management, attn. Verena De Villa, Universitätsplatz 1, 39100 Bozen, or by e-mail:
Expressions of interest will be accepted until Monday, June 17th 2019. Short-listed candidates will be invited for a first round interview on skype at the beginning of July 2019. Personal interviews will be held in September 2019.

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