Assistant professor in Political Science

The Collegio Carlo Alberto, a joint venture of the Compagnia di San Paolo and the University of Torino, seeks to appoint an assistant professor  who will work within the SocPol group within the Collegio.


Assistant professor in Political Science (4 years contract + possibility of a 3 years renewal on the basis of mid-term internal assessment)


Applicant should have defended a PhD in Political Science (preferably, but not necessarily, before 2015), and should have a strong record in research and teaching in at least one of the following topics: public opinion dyanamics and political participation in the EU; political communication; comparative social social policy analysis; EU internal mobility and migration; democratic institutions and political parties in the EU.

Job description

Active participation in the intellectual life of Collegio/Unito especially in Political Science and Sociology fields is required--this entails taking part in the organisation of our seminars, join research projects and writing grant proposals. Assistant professors need to teach 90 hours a year either at Collegio (Master in Public Policy and Social Change  - MAPS) or at University of Torino. Other obligations include administrative assistance to run the MAPS program. The residence in Turin is required.


We offer an internationally competitive salary in line with the candidate’s qualifications.

Application file

Prospective candidates are kindly requested to submit their application (we only accept on-line applications) not later than June 10th, 24:00 pm CET. Applications materials should include the following:

1) a short CV of maximum 10 pages including education, professional experience, teaching record, prizes and other major achievements;

2) a list of publications;

3) two  publications which you consider the most representative of your work;

4) research plan explaining on what topics you want to concentrate your work in the next four years. It should specify the objectives and scope of it.  It should also give some preliminary indications about the methodology you intend to follow, the empirical components and sources, the research management and organisation (e.g. the possible running of a research team). As well as whether you have already funding for it or submitted any application on it. It should also include some preliminary indications on the type of outcome you have in mind. The project should have a length of up to 2000 words.

5) Two names of possible referees whom the Collegio may contact (including e-mail adresses and contact details).

Only applications that respect the above-mentioned format will be considered.

Application form

Recruitment procedure

A Selection Committee composed of members of the Collegio Carlo Alberto Faculty will compile a short list of candidates to be interviewed. Interviews, either in person or through skype, will take place between June and July 2017.

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Prof. Tiziana Caponio, University of Turin and Collegio Carlo Alberto (