[FAM-news] Position in Math. Finance: Univ. Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Andreas Schamanek schamane@fam.tuwien.ac.at
Mon, 1 Sep 2003 00:14:13 +0200 (CEST)

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From:          "taylor" <taylor@cam.wits.ac.za>
Date:          Fri, 22 Aug 2003 15:08:32 +0200

Dear Colleague
We would be very grateful if you would alert potential candidates to
the following position in Mathematical Finance in the School of
Computational & Applied Mathematics at the University of the
Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, described below. The closing date for
applications is 31 October, 2003. Yours sincerely David Taylor


School of Computational & Applied Mathematics

Permanent Senior Lecturer/Lecturer Position in Mathematical Finance

Applications are invited for a permanent position in Mathematical
Finance at the University of the Witwatersrand - Johannesburg, to be
taken up with effect from 1 January 2004 or as soon as possible

Candidates should have a PhD and, in the case of the Senior
Lectureship, an established track record of research in some area of
financial mathematics. Applications are particularly encouraged from
candidates with a background in stochastic analysis, or some other
area of analysis. The appointee to this permanent post in the School
of Computational & Applied Mathematics will be expected to maintain an
active programme of research, and to play a significant role in all
aspects of the organisation and teaching of financial mathematics at
all levels.

The School of Computational & Applied Mathematics has a
history of involvement in Financial Mathematics dating back to 1992,
and the local finance community has been absorbing our graduates for
over ten years. We have also had numerous research collaborations and
funding agreements with local and international financial

The appointment will be made at the appropriate point on the
Lecturer or Senior Lecturer scale. Further particulars of the post,
including information about remuneration, may be obtained from Prof
David Taylor at mfinance@cam.wits.ac.za or +27-11-717-6149 (fax). More
information can be found on our website: www.cam.wits.ac.za/mfinance

To apply, please submit a covering letter, detailed CV with names and
contact details of three referees & certified copies of degrees to:

Mrs Saajida Ooni,
Human Resources Officer,
Faculty of Science
Wits University
Private Bag 3
Wits 2050
South Africa

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 31st
October 2003.

Equality of opportunity is University policy

Prof David R Taylor
Mathematics of Finance Programme
Room SH1135
School of Computational & Applied Mathematics
University of the Witwatersrand
PO WITS, 2050
South Afrika
(+27)-11-717-6110 (O); (+27)-11-403-9317(FAX)