Stellenangebot

Stelleausschreibung in Financial Econometrics

The Chair of Statistics and Econometrics (chaired by Prof. Dr. Roxana Halbleib) at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg is looking for a candidate for

1 Postdoctoral Position (Akademische Rat auf Zeit)
or
1 Doctoral Position

starting with October 1st, 2021 or later in the area of Financial Econometrics.

Post-doctoral Position (Akademische Rat auf Zeit):
The position (100% A13, Baden-Württemberg scale) is for one year and it is extendable to two years. The successful applicant needs to have (or she/he is about to have in a foreseeable future) a doctoral degree (or comparable) in Statistics, Econometrics or Mathematics with the focus on financial econometrics and/or mathematical finance stochastics. Experience in financial econometrics modeling and/or mathematical finance stochastics as well as in empirical financial data analysis is also required. Proficiency in a programming language and in English is obligatory, while proficiency in German is not required, but advantageous. The willingness of the candidate to contribute to the research of the chair in the field of financial risk modelling using high frequency data sampled in calendar and intrinsic time is appreciated.

Doctoral Position:
The position (75% TV-L E13, Baden-Württemberg scale) is for four years (extension possible). The successful applicant needs to have (or she/he is about to have in a foreseeable future) a master degree (or comparable) in Statistics, Econometrics, Mathematics or Data Science and very good knowledge in econometrics, financial econometrics, statistics, stochastics and/or time series as well as in empirical analysis. Proficiency in a programming language and in English is obligatory, while proficiency in German is not required, but advantageous. The successful candidate will contribute to the research of the chair in financial risk modeling and forecasting using high-frequency financial data.

The University of Freiburg is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must already be authorized to work in Germany.

Interested candidates are invited to send an application including a CV with education details, a letter of motivation, a list of publication (if applicable), academic certificates, academic transcripts and the names of two referees (for the doctoral position only) or two letters of reference (for the post-doctoral position only) by email to conny.hupfer@vwl.uni-freiburg.de until September 15th, 2021. The letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees.

Further information about the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics can be found at
https://www.econometrics.uni-freiburg.de/en

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