CRM: Centro De Giorgi
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deadline: 11 January 2016

Application Procedure

How to apply

Candidates must submit their application solely performing the on-line procedure (SerSe) available on the Scuola Normale Superiore website at No other submission method will be accepted.

Candidates having all the requisites mentioned in the call must apply for a specific and single position among the four listed in the announcement. Once the application for a specific position has been submitted, it will not be possible to apply for one of the other “Junior Visiting Positions”.

The on-line application must include the following documents:
a) the scanned copy of a valid identification document (mandatory);
b) a curriculum vitae containing a detailed description of the studies and professional experience (mandatory);
c) a list of the submitted publications (mandatory);
d)Publications, including also the PhD thesis, and any other document that the candidate believes may be useful to the evaluation of her/his application can also be provided.

In the online application, candidates can also indicate a maximum of three experts in the field of research, to whom the Scuola Normale will ask to send a letter of reference to be received by the deadline (23.59 hrs, Italian time of 11th January 2016).

Step-by-step procedure

  • Each candidate must access SerSe and register him/herself, providing his/her e-mail address. (1)
  • He/She will then receive a confirmation e-mail
  • The prospective candidate must select the specific position he/she wishes to apply for.
  • Once completed registration in SerSe the candidate can enter the on-line procedure and submit application using the same access credentials.
  • In order to submit the documents listed as a), b), c), d), candidates must choose one of the following options:
    - direct upload: the documents are uploaded as attachments during the procedure for online submission of the application (PDF format is recommended);
    - external link download: candidates indicate the specific URL where the documents are publicly available and can be downloaded free of charge.(2)

    IMPORTANT NOTICE: after the on-line application has been received and registered, candidates will neither be able to either change or integrate it with further documents, nor to apply for one of the other “Junior Visiting Positions”. In case of problems in registering or submitting the on-line application candidates can send an email to or call the phone numbers (0039) 050/509723 and (0039) 050/509549, also to ask for administrative information or ask questions.

    (1) The e-mail address provided by candidates during the online registration is the official means of communication relating to this selection. Any change must be communicated promptly to

    (2) Only if direct upload or external link download are not possible, exceptionally one or more publications can be provided extra online procedure, delivering them directly or by mail or courier to the following address: Ufficio Protocollo of the Scuola Normale Superiore, Via del Castelletto, n. 11, 56126 Pisa (Italy). Please consider that the documents provided extra online procedure must arrive at the Ufficio Protocollo (Documents Registry Office) of the Scuola Normale by the deadline; documents which will arrive after the deadline will not be considered even though the postmark shows an earlier date.

    For further reference, please check the full announcement that can be retrieved on the Scuola Normale Superiore website at