KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences

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Job description

The research group in Financial Mathematics within the division of Mathematical Statistics, at the Department of Mathematics is offering a two-year post-doctoral position. The position is financed by grants from the Verg Foundation. The main duty is research within the field of Portfolio choice or related areas. A limited amount of teaching may be part of the duties. The position is with Boualem Djehiche as mentor.

The position is a time limited, full time, two-year postdoc position starting July 1, 2017 or later.


A PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the position) in financial mathematics, mathematical statistics or related areas is a requirement. We seek a candidate with a strong background in the parts of mathematics relevant to the research activity of the group. The successful applicant should be strongly motivated, have the capability to work independently as well as in collaboration with members of the research group, and have good communication skills. No skills in Swedish are required. 

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement, July 1, 2017 or later
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2017-0569
  • Boualem Djehiche, Professor, +46 8 790 78 75, boualem@kth.se
Published 22.Mar.2017
Last application date 01.Apr.2017 11:59 PM CET

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