The Department of Quantitative Finance (chaired by Prof. Dr. Eva Lütkebohmert-Holtz) at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg seeks applications for a

Research Assistant Position (PostDoc)

in the field of Financial Economics or Mathematical Finance. The appointment (100% TV-L E13, Baden-Württemberg scale) will be made starting October 1st, 2019, for 2 years with the possibility to extend the contract afterwards. Teaching duty is 4 contact hours per week.

Research background in financial economics or mathematics, data science, statistics and/or numerical simulations is highly appreciated. Some topics of particular interest for the department in the next years are: asset pricing, portfolio management, market, credit and liquidity risk, systemic risk and financial stability, model risk, etc.

Teaching involves giving tutorials for courses offered by the department and supervising seminars. The opportunity to offer independent courses on master level is provided.

We offer a broad range of research topics in the area of financial economics and mathematical finance, possibility to present own research results on international conferences, international cooperations and the opportunity to invite co-authors, participation in teaching program of the chair.

We seek

  • demonstrated excellence in research,
  • experience in teaching and supervising master students advantageous,
  • willingness to cooperate with other team members,
  • very good English language skills,
  • team player.

The University of Freiburg is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must already be authorized to work in Germany. Applications including your CV and relevant certificates are welcome until June 30th, 2019.

Please send your application to:

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Institute of Economics
Department of Quantitative Finance
Prof. Dr. Eva Lütkebohmert-Holtz
Platz der Alten Synagoge 1 (KG II)
79098 Freiburg im Breisgau

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