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Post doc opportunity - University of Bologna - DEADLINE APPROACHING (September 20, 2023)

  • 1.  Post doc opportunity - University of Bologna - DEADLINE APPROACHING (September 20, 2023)

    Posted 09-16-2023 13:26

    The Management Department of the University of Bologna seeks a full-time post-doctoral fellow (renewable) for an 18-month position to work on entrepreneurship and innovation in the creative industries. Tentative start date, October 15, 2023<u1:p></u1:p>

    The position offers ample opportunities to travel across partner institutions, including Bayes Business School (London), Istituto de Impresa (Madrid), Stern School of Business (New York), and George Washington University (Washington). The salary is 50,000 EUR gross (reasonable taxation). Extra funding for travel, visiting periods, and conferences is available. <u1:p></u1:p>

    A Ph.D. degree is not necessary at the time of application, but it should be obtained in the coming months. Familiarity with language models, NLP, and computational linguistics is a key requisite. The ability to read Italian is also required due to reliance on several textual archives in Italian. <u1:p></u1:p>

    Minor teaching assistantship tasks may be requested.<u1:p></u1:p>

    Professor Simone Ferriani will be directly supervising the post-doc position but there will be plenty of opportunities to work with other faculty members of the Management Department in Bologna as well as colleagues from partner institutions in London (Bayes), New York (Stern), Madrid (IE) and Washington (GWSB). <u1:p></u1:p>

    The project is exciting and fun, it will take you right in the middle of the world of Rock music. So, if you think you kind of meet the prior criteria and have a passion for "rock and roll," then you are probably the candidate we are looking for! 馃槉 <u1:p></u1:p>

    Expectations, summing up:<u1:p></u1:p>

           A Ph.D. completed or near completion in organization theory, management, and/or relevant related disciplines (e.g. applied linguistics, etc.)<u1:p></u1:p>

           Expertise in computational linguistics, NLP, LLM, text analysis<u1:p></u1:p>

           Good command of Italian (several archival sources are in Italian) <u1:p></u1:p>

           Passion for Rock Music<u1:p></u1:p>

           Solid research potential<u1:p></u1:p>

           Ability to work independently while participating collaboratively in multidisciplinary research team.<u1:p></u1:p>



    Euro 50K per 18 months plus generous research endowment for travel.<u1:p></u1:p>

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    Preliminary expressions of interest<u1:p></u1:p>

    If you are interested, please upload here:<u1:p></u1:p>

    • An updated CV including the names of three references.<u1:p></u1:p>
    • A statement of interest in the position<u1:p></u1:p>
    • A sample publication or working paper<u1:p></u1:p>



    The expression of interest should be submitted by September 20, 2023. <u1:p></u1:p>

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    The desired start date is as soon as mid-October 2023, with later start dates negotiable.<u1:p></u1:p>

    Simone Ferriani