Research Assistant Position in Quantitative Finance, Uni Freiburg
Research Assistant Position in Quantitative Finance
The Department of Quantitative Finance (chaired by Prof. Dr. Eva
Lütkebohmert-Holtz) at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg invites
either 1x Post-doctoral position
or 2x PhD students position
in the area of Financial Economics or Mathematical Finance.
The appointment (100 % TV-L E13, Baden-Württemberg scale) will be made
starting March 1st, 2021, for 2 years and is prolongable to 6 years.
Teaching duty is 4 contact hours per week (Semesterwochenstunden).
Applicants should have completed a PhD in economics, mathematical
finance or statistics before starting the contract. Experience in data
work and implementation in the software R or MATLAB is highly appreciated.
PhD students position:
The appointment (50 % TV-L E13, Baden-Württemberg scale) will be made
starting March 1st, 2021, for 2 years and is prolongable to 4 years.
Teaching duty is 2 contact hours per week (Semesterwochenstunden).
Applicants should have completed an above-average Master degree in
economics, mathematics, or statistics. Experience in data work and
implementation in the software R or MATLAB is highly appreciated.
Successful candidates are supposed to participate in the teaching
program of the department and to collaborate with the research group of
Prof. Dr. Eva Lütkebohmert-Holtz. Some topics of particular interest for
the department in the next years are: market, credit and liquidity risk,
systemic risk and financial stability, model uncertainty, the impact of
climate risk on financial markets, etc. The possibillity to present own
research results on international conferences is provided. Good English
language skills are indispensable. Knowledge of German is not required
The University of Freiburg is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates
must already be authorized to work in Germany.
Applications including a letter of motivation, CV with education
details, list of publications, documentation of teaching experience and
relevant certificates are welcome until February 7th, 2021.
Post-doctoral candidates should include two letters of reference sent by
the referees directly to Ms. Janosi (email@example.com).
Please send your application either by post to:
Abteilung für Quantitative Finanzmarktforschung
Prof. Dr. Eva Lütkebohmert-Holtz
79098 Freiburg i. Br.
or electronically to: Ms. Janosi (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Further information about the Department of Quantitative Finance can be
found at our homepage: