Open PhD position in Finance at Data Science @ Uni Vienna

We have an opening for an enthusiastic PhD student in the field of Quantitative Finance in an interdisciplinary research environment.

Please apply via the Job Center. There you'll also find the comprehensive job posting:

The PhD student will be hosted in one of the faculties of Computer Science, Mathematics, or Business, Economics and Statistics. The PhD student will be co-supervised by members of at least two different faculties and work on research problems in the domain of Finance.

Potential topics are visual analysis tools for the analysis of volatility, liquidity and market microstructure relations based on large cross-sections of limit order book data. A second possible area may be the development and application of dimension reduction techniques for high-dimensional dependence and network structures. Among others, further potential topics may be the development of monitoring tools to analyze market dynamics around singular events.

Applications including:

● Letter of motivation that clarifies the candidate’s particular domain(s) of interest and the target phd programme
● Curriculum vitae
● Evidence of teaching experience (if available)
● Degree certificates

and should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than May 10th, 2019, mentioning reference number 9550.

Starting Date: June 1st or later
Application deadline: May 10, 2019
Duration: 3 years
Job ad: 9550

For further information please contact Prof. Nikolaus Hautsch, +43-1-4277-38680

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

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