LUISS University – invites candidates to express their interests for one full-time tenured position in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

The Department of Business and Management of LUISS University invites outstanding candidates to express their interests for one full-time tenured position (Full or Associate Professor) in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (Computer Science) sponsored by Vetrya.


We seek academics of the highest calibre, with a strong commitment to research and teaching, and the aspiration to contribute to LUISS international expansion. Successful candidates will have the ambition to become leading international scholars in their own field: each position offers the opportunity to launch new research streams while teaching on preferred subjects.

Candidates will hold a PhD from a leading research university, an established teaching experience and an appropriate record of publications in highly ranked international journals. Candidates will also have either a tenured position status in a university or have recently obtained the appropriate national qualification (ASN) of the Italian University System.


Successful candidates will show a passionate drive for research. Teaching could be either in English or in Italian or both. Teaching load is two courses per year either in an undergraduate or post-graduate program. Candidates will supervise master dissertations and bachelor papers in their fields. Teaching assistantships are also available. Appointments are full-time. The salary is competitive.

About the Department

The Department of Business and Management offers undergraduate and post-graduate programs. The Department of Business and Management and the LUISS Business School are EQUIS accredited. Primary areas of faculty research include: accounting and performance measurement systems; business, corporate and international strategy; corporate governance; digital innovation and transformation; ethics, responsibility and sustainability; finance and banking; innovation and industry evolution; law and economics; marketing and consumer behavior; organization theory and HRM. As part of a major university-wide initiative dedicated to the development of teaching and research programs in the emerging field of Data Science, the Department will offer a new Bachelor Degree in Management & Data Science starting in 2018-2019. Consistently, the Department aims at attracting faculty in such areas as Algorithms, Data Science, Information Systems, and Digital Innovation.

About Vetrya

Vetrya [VTY.MI] is an Italian group recognized as leader in the development of digital services, applications and broadband solutions. The Group, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange, promotes the success of its customers by introducing innovation across the value chain, with a wide range of services, applications and cloud computing platforms for broadband and ultra-broadband telecommunications networks, media asset management, mobile entertainment, mobile payment, value-added services, internet TV, broadcasting, digital advertising and content production. Vetrya applies the high competence and experience in cloud computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things on each device connected to the network. The group operates in the digital markets, media, telco, broadband, product, outsourcing and content management. The company has headquarters in the United States through Vetrya Inc. (Palo Alto, CA), which develops services and b2c applications; in the South-East Asia market through Vetrya Asia Pacific Sdn. Bhd. (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia); in South America through Vetrya do Brasil (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); and in Iberia through Vetrya Iberia (Madrid, Spain). Vetrya boasts successful collaborations with the leading telecom operators in the world, media companies, publishers, broadcasters, banks, utilities, manufacturing and consumer products.

Application procedure

Applications must contain the following:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. 5-page (max) research and teaching statement including the candidate’s research program that intends to pursue while at LUISS (optional)

LUISS University is committed to increasing the number of international and female scholars among its faculty. Therefore, we especially welcome applications from international and female scholars.

For further information, please email If applicants meet the Department’s expectations in term of qualifications, LUISS University will open a tenured position of Associate or Full Professor in Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence in coherence with the procedures established by the Italian law.

Apply now

Applications are due by January 31, 2018 – 2:00 p.m. (Central European Time (CET), UTC +1)