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

 

ASSISTANT/Ph.D. POSITION in FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS

 

will be filled starting at the earliest day possible.

 

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 position is part of the research team in Financial Econometrics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of St.Gallen (http://www.mathstat.unisg.ch). Therefore a strong interest in theoretical and empir- ical topics of Finance and Economics as well as a strong background in quantitative methods are expected (see also Prof. M. Fengler’s website https://mathstat.unisg.ch/en/chairs/financialeconometrics/).

 

Applications for the position should be sent by e-mail to Dr. Margit Albers (Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!@unisg.ch) no later than July 27th, 2019. Essential: For a prior check whether your academic CV is compatible with the University's admission regulations please contact: Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!or Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!

 

Candidate Profile:

  • Master’s degree in Economics or in Finance (good knowledge in Econometrics or Statistics is essential); or: Master’s degree in Mathematics or in Statistics (good knowledge in Economics and Finance is essential).
  • Willingness to write a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance at the University of St.Gallen (http://www.pef.unisg.ch).
  • Strong interest in Financial Statistics and
  • Interest in Big Data

 

The application package must contain:

  • Motivation letter
  • Complete Curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation sent by two authors to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!
  • Transcripts.