Financial and Actuarial Mathematics  
TU Wien, Austria  



Project Staff Member (Research Associate, pre-doc)

The Research Institute for Capital Markets of WU Vienna is currently inviting applications for a 30 hours/week Project Staff Member position (Research Associate, pre-doc, employee subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff - Angestellte/r gemäß Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer/innen der Universitäten; minimum gross monthly salary, paid 14 times per year: Euro 2,071,- recognition of previous employment - if relevant to the advertised position - possible). This employee position will be limited for the duration of the FWF-funded research project, i.e. March 31, 2019, starting on October 1, 2017 (commencement date subject to change).


  • Assisting in the FWF-funded research project "Identifying Risk Factors of Emerging Market Bond Funds"
  • Applied Research in the area of finance
  • Supporting operative tasks at the institute
  • Possible interest in acquiring a doctoral degree

Your Profile:

  • MSc degree or MSc degree candidate in finance, financial economics or economics
  • Strong interest in capital markets, asset allocation and fund management
  • Highly motivated for academic work
  • Programming and quantitative skills are a strong advantage
  • Knowledge of data work especially with Markit, Morningstar, and/or Bloomberg are of advantage
  • High proficiency in English
  • Knowledge of German is not a must but a plus

Interested candidates should submit their application (CV, cover letter, transcript, etc. online by following the link below) Candidates will be shortlisted and will be invited to make a presentation on a subject of their own choice.

For more information on the Research Institute for Capital Markets (Institut für strategische Kapitalmarktforschung) please visit www.wu.ac.at/isk.

Reference Number: 3427

Application materials can be submitted online until September 10, 2017.

Please apply on our homepage http://www.wu.ac.at/jobs (Direktlink).

Bei der Bewerbung bitte auf die FAM-jobs Seite verweisen.