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Research Assistant Position in Quantitative Finance

The Department of Quantitative Finance (chaired by Prof. Dr. Eva Lütkebohmert-Holtz) invites applications for a Research Assistant Position in Quantitative Finance
  • Bewerbungsfrist: 07.02.2021
  • Veröffentlicht: 12.01.2021
  • Start-date: At the earliest possible date.
  • Fulltime position
  • Kennziffer: 00001387

Beschreibung

The position can be taken either as

  • Post-doctoral position: 100 % for 2 years and is prolongable to 6 years in total. Teaching duty is 4 Semesterwochenstunden (contact hours per week). Applicants should have completed a PhD in economics, mathematical finance or statistics before starting the contract. Experience in data work and implementation in the software R or MATLAB is highly appreciated.or
  • PhD students: 50 % for 2 years and is prolongable to 4 years in total. Teaching duty is 2 Semesterwochenstunden (contact hours per week). Applicants should have completed an above-average Master's degree in economics, mathematics, or statistics. Experience in data work and implementation in the software R or MATLAB is highly appreciated.

Successful candidates are supposed to participate in the teaching program of the department and to collaborate with the research group of Prof. Dr. Eva Lütkebohmert-Holtz. Some topics of particular interest for the department in the next years are: market, credit and liquidity risk, systemic risk and financial stability, model uncertainty, the impact of climate risk on financial markets, etc.

The possibility to present own research results on international conferences is provided.

Good English language skills are indispensable. Knowledge of German is not required but advantageous. Candidates must already be authorized to work in Germany.

Applications including a letter of motivation, CV with education details, list of publications, documentation of teaching experience and relevant certificates are welcome until February 7th, 2021. Post-doctoral candidates should include two letters of reference sent by the referees.

Further information about the Department of Quantitative Finance can be found at https://www.finance.uni-freiburg.de/

JEL Classification: C, G

The position is initially limited for 2 years. The salary will be determined in accordance with TV-L E13.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.

Bewerbung

Please send your application in English including supporting documents mentioned above citing the reference number 00001387, by 07.02.2021 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Abteilung für Quantitative Finanzmarktforschung
Prof. Dr. Eva Lütkebohmert-Holtz
Rempartstraße 16
79098 Freiburg im Breisgau
Germany
E-Mail:
sekretariat@finance.uni-freiburg.de

For further information, please contact Frau Roberta Janosi on the phone number +49 761 203-2339 or E-Mail roberta.janosi@finance.uni-freiburg.de.