Researcher a 3-year Position - Scientific sector - Management

Company:University of Bologna

Location:Italy / Bologna


Employment Type:Full-time 36 months


Call for Application - Researcher a three-year position

Closing Date: Tuesday 10th March 2020 at 12:00 (noon) (Central European Time CET)

Job Position: Full Time

Length: 36 months

Required Level of Education

PhD or equivalent qualification obtained in Italy or abroad. Candidates must possess the admission requirements on the deadline for submission of applications laid down in this call. Candidates who do not posses the admission requirements will not be considered.

Vacancy Type

1 researcher with a fixed-term employment contract full-time for the three-year -pursuant to art. 24 paragraph 3 letter a) (junior) of Law no. 240/2010. Sector competition reference 13/B2 - Management, Scientific sector SECS-P/08 - Management. An annual gross total amount equal to € 34.898,00.


University of Bologna was founded in 1088, UNIBO is considered the oldest university in the Western World. UNIBO boasts over 86000 students enrolled, 33 Departments, 11 Schools, 5 Campuses, and nearly 6000 employed as instructors or support staff. UNIBO offers 43 international degree programs, 21 of which are delivered in English; 51 PhD programs, 47 specialization schools, and 64 Master's programs. This heterogeneous nature diversified structure and investment in the professionalization of support services ensures solid institutional support for the research team. The researcher position will be hosted by the Department of Management. DiSA coordinates several undergraduate, Master’s programs, and oversees the activities of Bologna Business School, the business school of the University of Bologna. Additionally, since 1992, DiSA offers a PhD program in Management.

More information about the Marketing Group @ DiSA
The Department of Management at the University of Bologna provides a dynamic research environment in which faculty members and distinguished visitors conduct both applied and theoretical research in all areas. A unique insight into the entrepreneurial and innovation processes, which involve the major societal changes. The Department of Management ranks first among the Italian Departments in the area of Economics, Management and Statistics (according to the 2018 “Dipartimenti di eccellenza” project). The Marketing research group covers a broad range of topics, including customer decision making, marketing strategy, and marketing modeling, to generate insights to contribute to the advancement of the theory and to provide actionable managerial tools. The main research areas refer to:

  • Consumer Behavior and Decision Making
  • Marketing Modeling and Database Marketing
  • Marketing Management and Strategy

Activities to be performed

The contract includes 350 hours of supplementary teaching and assistance to students, for each academic year covered by the contract. The contract shall schedule 60 hours of teaching on annual basis. The researcher’s activities must be linked to the development of the project entitled: “Junior researcher in Management”. The researcher’s activities must be linked to the fields included in the scientific area 13/B2. The research activity must aim at the attainment of a top-notch academic profile including the publication of papers in first rate international journals. The target to be reached at the end of the three years consists either in at least 3 articles ranked in classes 3, 4 or 4* according to the classification of the Association of Business Schools (ABS) Journal Quality Guide, or in a cumulated SJR (SCIMAGO Journal Rank) index greater or equal to 6,4, or a number of 41 Scopus citations in the last 5 years. It is also expected that research results be presented internationally. The researcher must participate actively and consistently to the department activities and contribute significantly to their enhancement.

Further Information

Applicants who require further information about this position may contact: Prof. Paola Giuri ( and prof. Angelo Manaresi (

Official call for application:

The official call is available both in Italian and English at the following link:

Ranking List and recruitment

After the exams, the Board shall prepare the general final list based on the merits. The list based on merits is approved pursuant to the administration resolution and will be published in Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna Official Bulletin. The use of the final candidate list is strictly bound to study and research related to the scientific sector SSD SECS-P/08 - Management.

The Department of Management -DiSA, will propose recruitment by a majority vote of the professors and associate professors of the Department and approved by the Board of Governors. The Department will also propose the date of commencement of employment contract.

Job Application

This is a public call from a public University.

The submission of the application for participation in the selection must be made exclusively via electronic procedure by accessing the following link:

VIA CAPO DI LUCCA 34 - 40126 BOLOGNA - ITALIA - TEL. +39 051 2098085 - FAX +39 051 6390612

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