Postdoctoral researcher (2 years) within Financial Mathematics

University of Umeå | Umeå, Sweden

Classification: Probability and Statistics

Postdoctoral researcher (2 years) within Financial Mathematics The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is offering a postdoctoral scholarship within the project “Distributional and Behavioural Dynamics in Fund Management, Pensions and Life Cycle Wealth: On the Role of Inflation, Mortality and Inequality”. The scholarship is full-time for two years with starting date 1 April 2023 or by agreement. This postdoctoral scholarship is financed and administered by a research grant from the Kempe Foundation (JCSMK22-0082). The stipend is tax-free and will be 672 000 SEK for two years, meaning 336 000 SEK per year. Qualifications To qualify as a post-doctoral scholarship holder, the postdoctoral fellow is required to have completed a doctoral degree or a foreign degree deemed equivalent to a doctoral degree. This qualification requirement must be fulfilled no later than at the time of the decision about the scholarship recipient. Priority should be given to candidates who completed their doctoral degree, according to what is stipulated in the paragraph above, no later than three years prior. If there are special reasons, candidates who completed their doctoral degree prior to that may also be eligible. Special reasons include absence due to illness, parental leave, appointments of trust in trade union organizations, military service, or similar circumstances, as well as clinical practice or other forms of appointment/assignment relevant to the subject area. A successful candidate is expected to have an excellent background and skills in financial or insurance mathematics, more precisely stochastic calculus, stochastic optimal control, investment and fund management. Good skills in the English language are required. Application A full application should include: Cover letter in which you describe your research background and future ambitions, and how they fit the described project (max 3 pages). Curriculum vitae (CV) with publication list. Verified copy of doctoral degree certificate or documentation that clarifies when the degree of doctor is expected to be obtained. Verified copies of other diplomas, list of completed academic courses and grades. Copy of doctoral thesis and relevant articles. Other documents that the applicant wishes to claim. Contact information to two persons willing to act as references. The application should be written in English (preferably) or Swedish. Your complete application, marked with reference number FS 2.1.6-2431-22, should be sent electronically (in PDF format) to medel@diarie.umu.se (with reference number on the subject line). The closing date is February. 28th, 2023. More information For more information, please contact Professor Christian Ewald: christian.ewald@umu.se. More information about the department: www.umu.se/en/department-of-mathematics-and-mathematical-statistics/ We look forward to receiving your application. Best regards, Christian Ewald

Last updated: 21 December 2022

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