The Department of Economics at the University of Verona is looking for a tenure track researcher (RTT) in the field of Financial and Insurance Mathematics.

The Department of Economics offers a vibrant research environment in the newly built campus of Santa Marta. According to the latest Italian Research Assessment Exercise (VQR), it ranks in the top 5% of the economics departments for the number of academics with only top publications and, according to REPEC, is in the top 10% in Italy for the proportion of cited publications. Recently, the department won the “Italian Department of Excellence Competition” and received significant funds to start a new PhD program in financial mathematics.

The Verona Quantitative Finance group offers a stimulating environment with researchers focusing on different areas such as: mathematical/quantitative finance, stochastic optimal control, computational finance and high frequency financial econometrics. Members of the group:

  • Alessandro Gnoatto (full professor)
  • Cecilia Mancini (full professor)
  • Cosimo-Andrea Munari (associate professor)
  • Athena Picarelli (associate professor)
  • Andrea Mazzon (tenure-track assistant professor)
  • Sara Svaluto-Ferro (tenure-track assistant professor)
  • Jonathan Tam (post-doc)

The position is a fixed-term 6-year position (RTT). If the researcher receives the National Scientific Habilitation (ASN), starting from the third year it is possible to convert the position into a tenured associate professor one.

The department offers courses taught in both Italian and English at various academic levels. Willingness to learn Italian is required. The position comes with a teaching load of 90 hours per year.

The call and the online application form can be accessed via the following link.

Candidates with a foreign PhD degree should apply for official recognition via the following form:

The call is in Italian. Non-Italian speakers needing help with the form can contact

Deadline for applications: 21 May 2024 8 p.m. Italian Time