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At the Department of Economics of the University of St.Gallen a new

ASSISTANT/Ph.D. POSITION (50%) in FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS

will be filled starting in November 2017 or later.

The position is part of the Chair of Financial Econometrics held by Prof. Dr. Matthi-as Fengler. The candidates for this position are expected to start a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance (PEF) at the University of St.Gallen (http://www.pef.unisg.ch).

The Ph.D. thesis can cover both theoretical or empirical topics in Financial Economet-rics (see Prof. M. Fengler’s website https://mathstat.unisg.ch/en/chairs/financialeconometrics/ for an overview of his cur-rent research agenda).

The successful candidate will be integrated in a young research team, with a strong foundation in quantitative methods for Finance and Economics. The group is located at the Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of St.Gallen (http://www.mathstat.unisg.ch).

Applications for the position should be sent by e-mail to Mrs. Margit Albers ( Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist gegen Spambots geschützt! JavaScript muss aktiviert werden, damit sie angezeigt werden kann. ) no later than 01 November 2017.

Candidate Profile:

- Master degree in Economics and Finance; or Mathematics and Statistics (back-ground in Econometrics and Finance required).

- Willingness to write a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance at the University of St.Gallen (http://www.pef.unisg.ch).

- Strong willingness to apply quantitative methods in Finance and Economics.

- Strong interest in Financial Statistics and Econometrics.

- Interest in BigData applications.

The application package must contain:

- Motivation letter

- Complete Curriculum vitae

- Two recommendation letters

- Transcripts.

Duties:

- Collaboration in the research activities in the areas of Financial Econometrics.

- Support of the teaching at the Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of St.Gallen at different teaching levels.

- Development of a Ph. D. thesis in Financial Econometrics at the University of St.Gallen.

 

 

 

Prof. Dr. Matthias Fengler

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CH-9000 St.Gallen

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