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Expression of Interest for the Position of Associate/Full Professor of Social Demography

The Department of Political Science of Luiss University invites outstanding scholars to express their interest for one full-time tenured professorship (Associate or Full Professor) of Social Demography. We see this as an opportunity to further strengthen Luiss University’s ambition to become one of the leading research and teaching centres in Europe.


We seek academics of the highest profile with a strong commitment to research and teaching and the aspiration to contribute to Luiss University’s international expansion and visibility.

Candidates must hold a PhD from a leading university, have established teaching experience and a relevant record of publications in international journals. Candidates must also have either a tenured position status at a university or have recently obtained the appropriate national qualification (ASN) from the Italian University system.

Ideal candidates are leading scholars in their field and show a passionate drive to develop advanced research projects and engage in Luiss University’s dynamic and stimulating academic environment, contributing to its further development.

Ideal candidates are especially research leaders in the field of Social Demography, with a focus on the policy implication of demographic changes. They will have a scholar with expertise on the policy implications of demographic changes and will be able to teach and publish in English.

Role and Responsibilities

The Associate/Full Professor of Demography is expected to undertake rigorous and innovative research in their field of interest, publish in high quality international outlets, and provide academic leadership in research activities. They are also expected to contribute to the collegial and intellectual life of the University and of the Luiss community at large.

The position offers the opportunity to launch new research streams while teaching on preferred subjects. Teaching load is two courses per year either in an undergraduate or post-graduate program. Teaching can be either in English, Italian or both. The position holder will also supervise master’s dissertations and bachelor’s papers in their field. Teaching assistantships are available. Appointments are full time and the salary is competitive.

About the Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science ranks among the top-75 worldwide, according to the QS Ranking. Its primary areas of research are European politics and integration, international relations, political theory, elections, parties, public opinion and representative institutions, democracy and democratizations, public policies, security and terrorism.

Expression of Interest

To express your interest for this position please upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter illustrating your research program for the next five years
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of (maximum three) publications or working papers (please upload all publications/working papers in a single file)

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For further information, please consult: (no expressions of interest to be submitted via mail)

Luiss University welcomes expressions of interest from international and female scholars, in line with its commitment to increase their number among its faculty.

Closing date: September 2, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. (Central European Summer Time CEST, UTC+2)