urgent call for two scholarships for COVID-19 research at the University of Insubria, Como, Italy

My friend Antonietta Mira sent me this urgent call for two short-term research positions at her Italian university, in Como, Lombardia, Italy. The deadline is 25 August, 2020! (Please send any enquiry to her, not to me!)

Professor Antonietta Mira has received financial support for two scholarships, one for 6 and the other one for 9 months, for research related to COVID-19.

The gross monthly salary is 2666 Euros per month. Most of the research can be conducted remotely. The starting date of the scholarships will be approximately the first of October 2020.

The application deadline is 25/08/2020 at noon. The two calls only differ by the duration of the position (6 months or 9 months). Interested candidates should submit one application for each of the two calls unless they have a specific preference for one of the two durations.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to segreteria.dipsat[AT]uninsubria.it with scanned handwritten signature and a copy of the identity card.

We are looking for is a brilliant researcher ideally with a doctorate in statistics or related subjects, autonomous in data analysis and estimation of models for forecasting. The researcher will collaborate with a research team with interdisciplinary competences. The research aims to predict the impact of the COVID-19 Wave on the Emergency and Urgency System in Lombardy.

If their PhD is not completed the applicants should finish their thesis by the end of the year or consider the research conducted under the fellowship as part of the research for the doctoral thesis.

The call is only available in Italian. Please note original documents and official translations are not needed when submitting the application. They will be only needed in case the applicant becomes the selected candidate for the position

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