ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversité Catholique de Louvain (UCL) / Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
RESEARCH FIELDMathematics › Statistics
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE15/08/2017 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONBelgium › Louvain-la-Neuve
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK38
OFFER STARTING DATE01/10/2017
The Université libre de Bruxelles and the Université catholique de Louvain invite applications for a post-doctoral fellowship.
This postdoctoral research position will start on October 1, 2017 (or on a date to be discussed with the candidates). This position will be for one year in the Institut de Statistique, Biostatistique et Sciences Actuarielles of the Université catholique de Louvain until September 30, 2018. The position is funded by the FNRS Cross-University PDR (Projet de Recherche) on “Risk Management and Pricing in Finance and Insurance”.
Examples of research topics included in this project are: interest rate modelling, valuation and risk management in finance and insurance.
Further information contacts:
Professor Griselda Deelstra at Griselda.Deelstra@ulb.ac.be
Department of Mathematics, Université libre de Bruxelles
Professor Pierre Devolder at firstname.lastname@example.org
Institut de Statistique, Biostatistique et Sciences Actuarielles, Université catholique de Louvain)
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELMathematics: PhD or equivalentOther: PhD or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
Candidates for the PDR Postdoctoral Fellowship should hold a PhD in mathematics, statistics, actuarial sciences or a closely related subject on the date of the start of the contract and are expected to have proven research ability in actuarial sciences, with in particular a research interest in risk management, risk measurement, interest rates structures and quantitative finance.
- Candidates should have a demonstrated record of research achievements, as evidenced by journal publications and conference presentations.
- Candidates should have demonstrable excellent written and verbal communication skills (in English), with the ability to give effective presentations and contribute significantly to the research activities of the Actuarial Sciences Units of the ULB and UCL.
EURAXESS offer ID: 224582