Post-Doc Fellowship in Political Science or Sociology

Fondazione Collegio Carlo Alberto ( offers one Post-doctoral fellowship in Political Science or Sociology. The Fellowship is for a fixed-term of 2 years (24 months) starting on November 1st 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The salary is competitive.

The substantive field is open, but the Collegio is seeking candidates with substantial methodological expertise in either quantitative or qualitative methods. Applicants can discover Collegio’s members’ research interests here:

The Fellow will have the opportunity to develop his or her research agenda and, if he or she so wishes, to join current research projects of the members of the Collegio.

The Fellow will be encouraged to tutor in the new track of the Social and Political Science Senior Allievi Program

The Fellow is expected to play an active role in the academic life of the Collegio throughout the week and is required to reside in Turin or surrounding area. The Collegio can provide some assistance in finding accommodation.

Collegio Carlo Alberto is a research centre and graduate school founded jointly by Compagnia di San Paolo and the University of Torino in 2004. It provides a stimulating multi-disciplinary environment formed by a group of experienced scientists from Economics, Sociology, Political Science, and Law. Its mission is to foster research and education in the social sciences in accordance with the values and practices of the international academic community.

English is the operating language of the Collegio.

Applications should be sent online by May 31st 2020, 23:00 pm CET, and should include CV and a two-page research statement. Two referees should send their letters of reference directly to:

You can apply for the position even though you did not defend your thesis yet. However, a successful defense is a prerequisite for starting the postdoc position.

Questions can be directed to:

Shortlisted candidates may be asked for an interview. A decision is expected by mid-July.