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Position: Assistant/PhD Position in Financial Econometrics
Institution: Universität St. Gallen
Department: Economics
Location: St. Gallen, Switzerland
Duties: The successful candidate will be working in a young research team, with a strong interest in quantitative methods for Finance and Economics
Requirements: Master degree in Economics and Finance; or Mathematics and Statistics (back-ground knowledge in Econometrics and Finance is essential). Willingness to write a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance at the University of St.Gallen. Strong willingness to apply quantitative methods in Finance and Economics. Strong interest in Financial Statistics and Econometrics. Interest in BigData applications
   
Text: «A place where knowledge is created» - As one of Europe's leading universities of economics and business administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of over 8000 students and is one of the largest employers in the region, providing around 2300 employees with an attractive and innovative environment for research. At the Department of Economics of the University of St.Gallen a new ASSISTANT/Ph.D. POSITION (60%) in FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS will be filled starting in June 2018 or later. The position is part of theChair of Financial Econometricsheld 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 posi-tion will be financed by the Swiss National Fund. Starting with 60% the position can be increased later on. The position is part of the SNF project "Structural Models of Volatility". Therefore strong interest in theoretical or empirical topics of volatility modeling are expected. (see also Prof. M. Fengler's website https://mathstat.unisg.ch/en/chairs/financialeconometrics/). Your profile: The successful candidate will be working in a young research team, with a strong interest 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(mathstat@unisg.ch) no later than June 15 2018. Candidate Profile: Master degree in Economics and Finance; or Mathematics and Statistics (back-ground knowledge in Econometrics 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 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 University of St.Gallen | Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics | Bodanstrasse 6 | 9000 St.Gallen | www.unisg.ch |
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