Tenured Associate professor in Economics of Arts and Culture

Within the framework of the Masters’ Degree Programme in “Economics and Management of Arts and Cultural Activities”, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is seeking applications to fill a permanent, full-time position. Eligible applicants must have been employed as permanent faculty members by a foreign university or research institute for at least three consecutive years by the time of the call deadline.

We seek individuals with a strong research commitment, an important portfolio of international publications, and a proven teaching record in the field associated with the post. Experience in leading research groups, conducting/coordinating international projects, and a proven attitude to raise research funding are highly valued.

Knowledge of the Italian language is required. Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Regular duties include an annual teaching load of 90 to 120 class hours, corresponding to three to four courses (these are usually allocated so as to leave one free term for research work). Service for the Department includes mentoring students.

We encourage applications from candidates with a focus on the fields of: arts economics, economics of culture and creative industries; study of artistic markets; analysis of national and international public economic policies for the cultural sectors.

We welcome the ability to cross disciplinary boundaries and we will evaluate the long-term potential of the research agenda. The candidate will co-operate in a stimulating research environment, bringing together scholars from different fields with dedicated support from the initiative.

Candidates with strong background in economics, management, business studies, are most welcome and equally fit for the post. A Ph.D. in a relevant field of study is required.

The annual salary for Associate Professor is in the range 50.000 € – 75.000 € (gross salary) depending on academic position and qualification, and according to the standards established by the Italian Public University System. Additional provision for travel and accommodation, and seed funding for research will be allocated based on individual negotiation.

Please apply only by sending an email to esterita.vanin@unive.it. Please include a telephone number with your contact details to ease communication during the selection process.

Applications are accepted only in electronic (PDF) form until July 30th 2019.

All applicants will be informed about the progress of the selection procedure by early September, 2019. We expect to fill the position by Winter 2019.

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is an opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Complying with the current Italian legislation, Ca’ Foscari University must await the final approval by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research to complete the hiring process.

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