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Expression of Interest for the Position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Game Theory

The Department of Economics and Finance invites young and promising scholars to express their interests for one full-time Assistant/Associate professorship of Game Theory. 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 candidates 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 a teaching experience coherent with their career rank, a proven ability to deal with primary sources, and a relevant record of publications.

Ideal candidates will show a passionate drive to develop research projects and engage in Luiss University’s dynamic and stimulating academic environment, contributing to its further development. They will have research experience on and intend to pursue research projects in the field of Game Theory, with a focus on the interaction between game theory and computer science, stochastics, optimization, operations management, machine learning, complex systems, network science, and computational economics.

They will be able to teach and publish in English.

Role and Responsibilities

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Game Theory is expected to undertake rigorous and innovative research in their field of interest, publish in high quality international outlets, and provide academic assistance or 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.

This position of Assistant Professor is for a three-year fixed-term contract, with the possibility of renewal upon positive evaluation from the Department. Teaching load is one course per year either in an undergraduate or post-graduate program.

The position of Associate Professor 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 assistantships are available.

For both positions, 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. Appointments are full time and the salary is competitive.

About the Department of Economics and Finance

The Department of Economics and Finance offers undergraduate and post-graduate programs and ranks high in the Italian economics departments list. Primary areas of faculty research include: macro and micro economics, econometrics, applied statistics and probability, mathematical economics and finance, game theory, financial economics, industrial organization, labour economics, public economics, international trade and finance, behavioural economics and finance.

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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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)