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Tenured Faculty Positions (IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy)

last modified Oct 07, 2013 05:45 PM

Call for expressions of interest for tenured faculty positions in computer science and engineering, statistics, mathematical and network sciences

The deadline for expressions of interest is October 14th 2013.

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it) is currently accepting expressions of interest for tenured faculty positions. The Institute is actively seeking candidates with scientific expertise in: (i) statistics, computer science, applied mathematics, or engineering, with a distinctive quantitative approach and with interest in at least one of the areas of systems modeling and analysis, data mining, machine learning, computational statistics, numerical analysis, and in their application to cyber-physical or socio-economical systems; (ii) computer engineering/computer science with interest in computing infrastructures, performance evaluation, parallel and distributed computing, and real-time systems; (iii) complex networks and graph theory, and their application to the analysis of the properties and of the dynamics of large-scale social, economic, financial, biological, and technological networks; (iv) mathematics, probability theory, stochastic processes, and their application to management science, economics, and financial analysis.
Expressions of interest from exceptional candidates of all ranks in areas beyond those listed above, yet still aligned with the mission of IMT, are also welcome.

Candidates must have a strong theoretical background, an excellent record of high-impact international publications, a remarkable ability in leading research groups, and demonstrated experience in conducting/coordinating international projects. While the ability to teach PhD courses in English is mandatory, knowledge of Italian is not required.

Interested candidates must apply by filling in the online application form at http://www.imtlucca.it/faculty/positions/professors_positions/2013/application.php

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 provides  an interdisciplinary research environment, blending scientific competences of economics and management science, engineering, computer science, physics, political sciences, and management of cultural heritage, striving to reach the fusion of theoretical comprehension and practical relevance in concrete applications.

For further information about the position, applicants can refer to the website, or can contact Sara Olson, e-mail: scouting@imtlucca.it.