Position Announcement
Research Grant in Technological Innovation and Organizational Change
Department of Economics Management and Statistics (DEMS)
University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

The Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS) of the University of Milano-Bicocca invites applications for a 24-month Research Grant in Technological Innovation and Organizational Change.


The ideal candidate will be ready to carry out research on the adoption of digital technology, smart working and new managerial practices during and after the lockdown. The candidate must possess a sound background and expertise in the analysis of firm-level data. We are looking for candidates with strong research potential who have obtained an MSc or PhD in Management or Business Economics or Applied Economics or Applied Industrial Organization or Economics and Statistics.

About the Department

DEMS employs a group of 60 full-time faculty members, as well as 39 postdocs and PhD students. The department is committed to investing heavily in the ongoing development of its faculty. The research and teaching area of the Department includes theoretical and applied economics, statistics, marketing and business strategy. 

The Management group of DEMS has published in top-tier general and field journals such as Health Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Journal of Industrial Organization, International Journal of Central Banking, Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of Economic Behavior&Organization, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Technology Transfer, Public Management Review, Research Policy, Small Business Economics, Strategic Management Journal and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Other DEMS research groups have published in top-tier general and field journals such as American Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Annals of Statistics, Journal of Econometrics, European Economic Review, Management Science and Energy Policy.

DEMS is one of the top-rated Italian departments in Economics, Management and Statistics and it is the recipient of a big competitive funding granted by the Italian Ministry of Universities, Education and Research (MIUR) under the Italian Departments of Excellence Program. For further information about the Department, visit http://dems.unimib.it/en/.


The full call for applications is available at https://www.unimib.it/ateneo/gare-e-concorsi/cod-20a110

Salary and contract

The salary is indicated in the call for applications


Applications must be received by September 1, 2020, 12:00 PM (CEST time)

Additional Information

Should you have any questions regarding this call, please contact Salvatore Torrisi [log in to unmask] or Lorena D’Agostino [log in to unmask] 

Lorena M. D'Agostino, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Economics, Management and Statistics
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi, 8
20126 Milano, Italy
Tel.: +39-02-64483249
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