Fondazione Collegio Carlo Alberto ( is looking for one Assistant Professor in Sociology. The position is for four years, extendable to three additional years, conditional on a positive evaluation. The successful candidate is expected to start as soon as possible in the academic year 2022-23.

The salary is very competitive, and there is a yearly grant of 6000 euros to cover research expenses. High quality administrative assistance is available for grant applications.

The candidates are required to have a PhD degree in a relevant field and an excellent publication record (i.e. publications in highly-ranked international journals or prestigious presses) or demonstrate the potential thereof.

The field is open, both substantively and methodologically, but the Collegio is seeking candidates who in their work integrate theory and empirical research, and are conversant with scientific methods. Applicants can discover Collegio’s members’ research interests here:

The Assistant Professor

  • will have the opportunity to develop their research agenda and, if they so wish, to join current research projects of the members of the Collegio.

Collegio Carlo Alberto is a research center and graduate school founded jointly by Compagnia di San Paolo and the University of Torino in 2004. It provides a stimulating multi-disciplinary and friendly environment formed by 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.

Applicants should send to

(i) CV,

(ii) motivation letter,

(iii) a three-page description of ongoing and future research projects,

(iv) the names of three referees who are willing to submit letters of reference for shortlisted candidates.

We will start reviewing applications on October 11th 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be asked for an interview.

Questions can be directed to prof. Aron Szekely (


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