Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, TU Wien, Austria

Position in the Wissenschaftskolleg "Differential Equation Models in Science and Engineering"

We are looking for a Ph.D. student in the area of Stochastic Analysis with possible applications to Mathematical Finance.

The Ph.D. thesis will be supervised by Prof. Walter Schachermayer. The successful candidate will be embedded on the one hand side into the Wissenschaftskolleg (coordinator: Prof. C. Schmeiser) which puts strong emphasis on partial differential equations. On the other hand the Ph.D. student will be embedded into the research group FAM (Financial- and Actuarial Mathematics at TU Wien).

There are no teaching duties associated with this position. Applications should be made until March 1, 2007, but later applications are also possible. The starting date of the position is April 1, 2007, but depending on the personal situation of the successful applicant, some flexibility is possible. The duration of the contract will be three years. The salary for the position is based on the FWF guidelines. We strongly encourage applications of female candidates.

Your application will be in English, should be in electronic format (PDF) and must include:

  • an application letter describing the research interests and indicating your preferred start date,
  • a complete curriculum vitae,
  • the master thesis,
  • a list of publications and preprints (if any),
  • a list of academic certificates,
  • one letter of reference.

Send your application no later than March 1, 2007 to the office address Please join all your attached documents into a single file if possible.

Contact details:
Prof. Dr. Walter Schachermayer