Senior Assistant Professor

Teaching & Education
University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy. Bologna, Italy
Job Details
Senior Assistant Professor Positions in Accounting :

Closing Date: May 10, 2022 at noon Italian Time.

Job Position: Full Time

Length: 3-year contract followed by admission to a tenure track procedure for a permanent position

Admission Requirements

The selection is open to applicants who have:

  1. obtained the national academic qualification as full or associate professor according to art. 16 L. 240/2010, OR
  2. had for at least three years, even if not consecutive, contracts as fixed-term researcher for at least three years according to art. 24 paragraph 3 letter a) of Law 240/2010 (junior), or contracts as research fellow according to art. 51 paragraph 6 of Law 449/97 and amendments, or according to art. 22 of Law. 240/2010, OR
  3. a postdoctoral research scholarship according to art. 4 of Law 398/89, or equivalent contracts or scholarships in foreign universities or foreign research centers, or contracts as a fixed-term researcher for at least three years. 1, paragraph 14 of Law 230/2005.

Ph.D. or equivalent qualification obtained in Italy or abroad is mandatory.
Candidates who do not possess the admission requirements are not eligible to participate.

Vacancy Type

2 Senior Assistant professor tenure track positions with a fixed-term employment Art. 24 paragraph 3 letter b) (senior) of Law no. 240/2010
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT one at Bologna Campus and one at Rimini Campus
Remuneration per year: € 43.613,00, including taxes and retirement allowances.


Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna was founded in 1088, and it is considered the oldest university in the Western World. The University of Bologna boasts over 87000 students enrolled, 32 Departments, 5 Schools, 5 Campuses, and nearly 6000 employed as instructors or support staff. UNIBO offers 78 international degree programs, 62 of which are delivered in English, 47 Ph.D. programs, 53 specialization schools, and 80 Master's programs. This heterogeneous nature diversified structure and investment in services' professionalization ensures reliable institutional support for the research team.
The position will be hosted by the Department of Management (DiSA) that coordinates several undergraduate Master's programs and participate in the activities of Bologna Business School, the business school of the University of Bologna, to which the candidate will be invited to contribute. Additionally, since 1992, DiSA offers a Ph.D. program in Management.
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 significant 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). It is composed of three branches in the towns of Bologna, Forlì, and Rimini.
The Accounting Group covers all the key areas of accounting. We remain strongly committed to the following topics: financial reporting, auditing, and organizational and strategic aspects of accounting, and public management. There is, of course, significant overlap among these themes, and many faculty members work in more than one area. We are now committed to hiring a colleague to strengthen the financial accounting/capital market research area.

Expected Activities

The contract shall schedule 60 hours per year at the School of Economics and Management, plus 350 hours of supplementary teaching and assistance to students (thesis supervision, office hours for students, etc.).
The selected candidate must participate actively and consistently in the international communities of his field of interest and the department activities and contribute significantly to their enhancement.
The target at the end of the three years to be considered for tenure consists of either at least three articles ranked in classes 3 or 4, or 1 article ranked 4* according to the classification of the Journal Quality Guide of Association of Business Schools (ABS), or in a cumulated SJR (SCIMAGO Journal Rank) index greater or equal to 6.1 or at least 35 Scopus citations in the last five years.

Further Information

Applicants who require further information about this position may contact: Prof. Marco Maria Mattei email

Call for application:

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

The submission of the application for participation in this selection must be presented exclusively via electronic procedure by accessing the dedicated IT application available at the following link:

Qualification Ph.D. or equivalent qualification obtained in Italy or abroad is mandatory.
Salary Remuneration per year: € 43.613,00, including taxes and retirement allowances.
Employment Type Contract