Open positions

Research team

Prof. Vittorio Cortellessa Prof. Alfonso Pierantonio

Dr. Francesco Basciani Dr. Davide Cingolani Dr. Mirco Franzago Dr. Romolo Marotta Ing. Tiziano Lombardi Mr. Lorenzo Andreoli Mr. Matteo Ricci


Rete Ferroviaria Italiana Fondazione Bruno Kessler

Open Positions

New positions will be opened in the next few months.

Expression of interest

The Ermes Project invites Expressions of Interest (EoI) to apply for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral positions with the Università degli Studi dell'Aquila as as the host organisation. The call is aimed at promising researchers of any nationality.

Potential candidates for further interactions will be selected by the Principal Investigators.


Previous positions (expired)

2 Senior post-doctoral positions



The positions require good teamwork and communication skills, including excellent spoken and written English (knowledge of Italian is not required).

Candidates should have a PhD degree in related fields and a good publication record. Experience in collaborative research projects and in supervising masters and undergraduate students will constitute a preferential element.


The topic of the research, to be determined based on the common interests of the candidate and the supervisor, will be in the domain of railway system modeling. In particular, general (conceptual, theoretical, and practical) model-driven techniques will be developed/employed for effective management of metamodelling notations and co- evolution for design and deploy of complex modeling environments to be used in railway system management (e.g., metamodels, concrete syntaxes, visual editors).