[FAM-news] Position in Mathematical Finance @ U of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (fwd)

Andreas Schamanek schamane at fam.tuwien.ac.at
Tue Oct 25 14:03:08 CEST 2005

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From: Walter Schachermayer
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Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 09:46:25 +0300
From: mfinance <mfinance at cam.wits.ac.za>
Subject: Position in Mathematical Finance

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 December, 2005.

Yours sincerely,

David Taylor


School of Computational & Applied Mathematics

Permanent Senior Lecturer/Lecturer/Associate Lecturer Position in 
Mathematical Finance

Applications are invited for a permanent position in 
MathematicalFinance at the University of the Witwatersrand, 
Johannesburg, to betaken up with effect from 1 February 2006 or as 
soon as possiblethereafter.

Candidates for the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position should have 
aPhD and, in the case of the Senior Lectureship, an established 
trackrecord of research in some area of financial mathematics. 
Candidatesfor the Associate Lecturer position should have an MSc and 
beengaged in PhD studies. Applications are encouraged from 
candidateswith a background in stochastic calculus or numerical 
mathematics,but this is not a prerequisite. We are also keen to 
attract applicantswho are already established applied mathematicians 
and who wish tochange their academic focus.

The appointee to this permanent post in the School of Computational 
&Applied Mathematics will be expected to maintain an activeprogramme 
of research, and to play a significant role in all aspects ofthe 
organisation and teaching of financial mathematics at all levels.

The School of Computational & Applied Mathematics has a history 
ofteaching and research in Mathematical Finance dating back to 
1989.The Programme in Advanced Mathematics of Finance is the 
pre-eminent financial mathematics degree in South Africa. Graduates 
areemployed worldwide in leading financial institutions. It has 
hadnumerous research collaborations and funding agreements with 
localand international investment banks.

The appointment will be made at the appropriate point on theAssociate 
Lecturer, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer scale. Furtherparticulars of the 
post, including information about remuneration, maybe obtained from 
Prof David Taylor at mfinance at cam.wits.ac.za +27-11-717-6149 (fax).

More information can be found on our website: 
Information on living in South Africa can be found on:

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

Mrs Kalpana Patel,
Human Resources Manager
Faculty of Science
Wits University
Private Bag 3
Wits 2050
South Africa

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications
is 31stDecember 2005.

Equality of opportunity is University policy

Prof David R Taylor
Co-ordinator, Mathematics of Finance Programme
School of Computational & Applied Mathematics
University of the Witwatersrand
PO WITS, 2050
South Afrika
(+27)-11-717-6110 (tel); (+27)-11-717-6149 (fax)

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