Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Tenure track assistant professor position of Agricultural Economic policy

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Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position of Agricultural Economic policy 

Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and research freedom. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges.

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher of Agricultural Economic Policy capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world. 

The researcher is expected to lead empirical research about the academic discipline ‘Economic Policy’. Specifically, he should be able to develop analyses on the dynamics concerning hard and soft commodities and agri-food, the development of rural and marginal areas, and the impact of scarce resources and extreme weather events in agriculture. He should carry out multidisciplinary research on the topics mentioned above, both autonomously and in collaboration with other researchers. The knowledge of quantitative approaches and the use of econometric and quantitative tools will be required. The researcher will guarantee courses, both in Italian and in English, in Economic Policy, Commodity markets and European and international Agricultural Policy.

The position will be in the Department of Economics, a centre that carries out innovative research in fields such as economics, finance, statistics and mathematics, covering all the legal, social, international, and environmental aspects of these disciplines.

The Department has recently received a “Department of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. The Excellence Award has allowed the department to receive additional state funding to develop innovative projects on Economic and Risk Analytics for public policies.

The Department offers Bachelor, Master and PhD programmes taught entirely in English. Numerous internships opportunities abroad, more than 40 Erasmus+ destinations, prestigious partnerships, Double and Joint degree programmes with some of the most important universities worldwide all contribute to the international dimension that has always characterized Ca' Foscari.

The Institution

Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. 

If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favourable tax treatment for the first years of the contract.

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Tenure track assistant professor position of Agricultural Economic policy
Dorsoduro 3246 Venezia, Italia
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