The Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS) invites expressions of interest from qualified scholars in the field of Political Science, in view of the possible opening of a position at the Full Professor level at the Istituto di Scienze Umane e Sociali in Florence.

In particular we seek candidates with specialization in Public Policy. We welcome candidates with a strong research experience on governance and policy change studies and with empirical experience in comparing policies across jurisdictions and countries.

SNS looks for candidates with a proven record of achievements at an international level, a clear potential to promote and lead research activities and a specific interest in teaching at the graduate level to a small set of particularly skilled students. English is the working language.

As a result of this enquiry, SNS will decide whether or not to fill a position, on the contract to offer or procedure to activate.

Expressions of interest, addressed to:

Prof. Donatella Della Porta
Preside dell’Istituto di Scienze Umane e Sociali

Scuola Normale Superiore
Palazzo Strozzi
Piazza degli Strozzi
50123 Firenze - Italy

can be sent by email to the address, writing EOI/SCPOL in the subject field.

Deadline for the receipt of applications: May 31st, 2016

Applications (in Italian or English) should include a CV, a description of current research interests and all relevant information about the applicant. Working knowledge of Italian is appreciated but not required.

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