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Geschrieben von: Prof. Dr. Hendrik Hakenes   

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

ASSISTANT/Ph.D. POSITION in FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS

will be filled starting in February 2018 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). Starting with 50% the position can be increased to 70% later on.
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 05 January 2018.
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.