[FAM-news] Research position in Math. Finance/Financial Economics (U. of Manchester) (fwd)

Andreas Schamanek schamane at fam.tuwien.ac.at
Wed Nov 30 16:37:03 CET 2005


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From: Walter Schachermayer
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Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 21:16:52 -0000
From: Igor Evstigneev <igor.evstigneev at manchester.ac.uk>
Subject: research position in Mathematical Finance/Financial Economics

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to bring to your attention an opening of a research 
position in Mathematical Finance/Financial Economics at the Economics 
Department of the University of Manchester: 
http://www.socialsciences.man.ac.uk/economics/about/vacancies.htm . 
Please forward this announcement to those colleagues who fit the 
profile described below and might be interested in the position.

The appointment will be made to Post-Doctoral Fellow or Research 
Fellow, according to the experience and relevant qualifications of the 
successful candidate.  The position is established under the support 
of Samuel Gratrix Fund to pursue research in Mathematical Finance or 
Financial Economics. The research will be focused on the following 
areas:
(a) random dynamical systems and models of financial markets
(evolutionary finance, growth theory);
(b) interactions-based models in economics and finance;
(c) new approaches to asset pricing in markets with frictions.

An ideal candidate for the position is a mathematician having research 
experience and publications in Mathematical Finance or Financial 
Economics, with a preferred background in one of the following fields:
(1) probability and dynamical systems;
(2) probability and control (stochastic control and optimization,
stochastic games);
(3) probability and functional analysis.

The period of employment is for two years, with the possibility of 
extension for a third year. The annual salary will be in the range of 
GBP 20 000 to GBP 30 000, depending on the experience and 
qualifications of the candidate. The starting date is 1 March 2006 or 
as soon as possible thereafter. The closing date for applications is 6 
January 2006.

There are no teaching duties associated with this position.

For a formal position announcement and job specification, please see 
the website indicated above. Informal enquiries can be addressed to 
igor.evstigneev at manchester.ac.uk .

Sincerely,

Professor Igor Evstigneev
Chair in Mathematical Economics
Economics Department
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL
UK
Tel.: (+)44-161-2754275
Fax: (+)44-161-2754812
E-mail: igor.evstigneev at manchester.ac.uk
WWW: http://les1.man.ac.uk/ses/staff/evstigneev/



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