14/06/2017

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for the PDR (FNRS) - Risk Management and Pricing in Finance and Insurance (ULB-UCL)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) / Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    MathematicsStatistics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/08/2017 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Louvain-la-Neuve
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2017

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.

Selection process

Candidates should apply by email before August 15, 2017 to Griselda.Deelstra@ulb.ac.be and pierre.devolder@uclouvain.be with a CV, a list of publications and a research plan.

 

Further information contacts:

Professor Griselda Deelstra at Griselda.Deelstra@ulb.ac.be
Department of Mathematics, Université libre de Bruxelles

Professor Pierre Devolder at pierre.devolder@uclouvain.be
Institut de Statistique, Biostatistique et Sciences Actuarielles, Université catholique de Louvain)

 

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Mathematics: PhD or equivalent
    Other: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

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.

 

Specific Requirements

  • 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.
     

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) / Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Belgium
Belgium
Louvain-la-Neuve
1348
Voie du Roman Pays 20

EURAXESS offer ID: 224582