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Scholars at Risk

n. 10 research project grants for foreign scholars at risk 

(Deadline April 30th, 2024 1:00 p.m., italian time)
IMT School is launching an international comparative evaluation procedure based on qualifications and a possible interview for the awarding of 10 research project grants for foreign scholars at risk 
Profile: foreign scholars at risk and working in the following research areas:
  • Economics
  • Management and Organization
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Art History
  • Archaeology
  • Visual and Gender Studies
  • Museum Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Cultural Heritage Law
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Psychology
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Statistical Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Automation Engineering
  • Cybersecurity
  • Political Science

Activity: Selected fellows will collaborate with the faculty and Ph.D. students of the relevant Research Unit in conducting research, publishing scientific articles and organizing research seminars. The position involves participation in the development of School research activities. 

Job Contract type: research project grant

Duration: 6 months

Total gross amount: € 6.000 (for each fellowship)

Benefits associated with the fellowship:

  • Food: meals (lunch and dinner) at the IMT School canteen.
  • Lodging: single or double room at IMT School Campus 
  • Travel expenses reimbursement: up to € 1,000.00 (for each fellow)
  • Expenses for research visa, residence permit, SSR registration (if needed)

Funding: Call made with the contribution of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca

Admission requirements:

  • be a foreign national;
  • be in a situation of risk as defined in the full call, to be described and, where possible documented, in the cover letter;
  • hold a Ph.D. degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program relevant to one of the areas of research outlined above;
  • be a scholar working in one of the research areas as indicated above;
  • be proficient in English, both spoken and written.

Admission requirements must be met by the application deadline, under penalty of exclusion.

Application Form: 

Applicants must complete the attached application form and submit it via email to hr@imtlucca.it by 1:00 p.m. (Italian time) on April 30, 2024. 
Applications submitted in different ways or after the indicated deadline will not be accepted.

Before filling the application form, please read thoroughly the full call or the executive summary.

Attachments (compulsory):

  • copy of a valid identity document or passport;
  • curriculum vitae written in English;
  • a cover letter containing, among other things, a description of the risk situation;
  • a brief description of the research project that the candidate would like to carry out at the School.
For info: hr@imtlucca.it

Acts of the procedure:

The interviews will be held on Wednesday June 26th 2024 starting at 09:00 a.m. (italian time) and will be conducted by remote.

Link for participation: meet.google.com/wiz-vkft-hhe