Postdoctoral research Fellow in Statistics

Deadline: October 6th 2020 at 11:59 pm (Italian local time CEST)



The Department of Economics, Management, and Quantitative Methods (DEMM) is seeking candidates for one positions of post doc Research Fellow in Statistics.

Starting Gross Salary 23.000 € approximately per year. Only social security contributions are due. The net salary is therefore about 18,700 € per year.

Duration: 18 months

Starting date to be mutually agreed, up to December 31st 2020.


Degree in Statistics, Actuarial and Financial Statistics, Economics, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or equivalent, from an Italian or foreign university.

Expertise in research area: good knowledge of R and Python and statistical modeling, especially in the epidemiological field. Priority is given to those holding (or close to completion) of a PhD. A PhD in one of the above fields is desirable, but not required.

Knowledge of language: English


We are looking for a post-doctoral fellow to join our research group in the area of epidemiological modelling of COVID-19 small-area contagion. The successful candidate will conduct research on collecting small-area COVID-19 related data both in Italy and Europe and on developing forecasting models. The ideal candidate should have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science.

Candidates are also expected to collaborate to the activities of CEEDS, the Center of Excellence in Economics and Data Science ( at DEMM and  to actively participate in departmental life and seminars. The fellowship does not involve any teaching.


The University of Milan is a major teaching and research institution located in one of Europe’s most thriving cities. It is ranked in the top 200 Institutions in the Shanghai Ranking of World Universities. The latest Italian research evaluation exercise (VQR 2011-2014) placed DEMM among the top 10 departments in the area of economics, management and statistics in Italy.

DEMM has also been the recipient of a generous competitive funding in the recent “Bando Dipartimenti di Eccellenza” grant, awarded by the Italian ministry of education (MIUR) and aimed at creating the Centre of Excellence in Economics and Data Science (CEEDS).


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