12 PhD positions (36 months) and 5 post-doc positions (12 months) are
available within the newly established Initial Training Network (ITN)
"STRIKE- Novel Methods in Computational Finance", funded by the Marie
Curie actions under the FP7 People programme from the European
The motivation for this training network is the need for a network of
highly educated European scientists in the field of financial
mathematics and computational science, so as to exchange and discuss
current insights and ideas, and to lay groundwork for future
collaborations. Besides a series of internationally recognized
researchers from academics, leading quantitative analysts from the
financial industry also participate in this network.
For further details, see http://www.itn-strike.eu
Positions will be available starting 1st of February 2013 or later. We
are seeking for students or postdocs with a strong knowledge in
computational finance or related fields.
The salaries follow the European regulation with a monthly salary plus
mobility allowance. The candidates can be of any nationality
(European or non European), but not from the country in which he/she
will be hired. Substantial funding for participation in conferences
and other research and training activities will be also offered.
Applications including a full curriculum vitae, and the names
and addresses of at least two referees should be sent to the
corresponding supervisor, see
for more details how to apply and the eligibility criteria.