The Collegio Carlo Alberto, a private foundation established in 2004 by the Compagnia di San Paolo and the University of Torino (Italy), is looking for outstanding and established scholars for the position of Carlo Alberto Chair in the broad areas of

• Economics
• Finance

Carlo Alberto Chairs offer internationally competitive salaries and research support. Depending on a candidate’s qualifications and constraints, they can be offered for a fixed term (two year minimum), or on a tenured basis (possibly jointly with the University of Torino). Candidates should be either senior or advanced junior scholars with an internationally recognised academic reputation for excellence in research in their field, possibly with a proven record in empirical analysis with highly influential policy implications, as well as in attracting competitive grants. Candidates will play a leading role in the Collegio’s institutional and research development, contributing to its strategic projects.

Located in Torino, the Collegio shares the values and best practices of the international scientific community. It competes with the best institutions in Europe for research and teaching in Economics and the Social Sciences. The Collegio promotes a mix of applied, policy-oriented, and theoretical research. It offers highly selective honors programs (BA and MA-level, taught in English) in Economics and Social Sciences, and co-organizes Master’s and doctoral programs of the University of Torino. Very active seminar series, lecture series, and conferences (see make the Collegio a dynamic and cosmopolitan research environment, in which English is the main language.

The Collegio is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates should contact the Collegio’s Dean of Faculty, Professor Paolo Ghirardato ( The starting time for the appointment is to be determined with the candidate, but could be as early as Fall-Winter 2022.

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