Location: UC3M-BS Institute of Big Data for Finance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Starting: from 1 September 2015
Salary: 30,000€/ year.
Deadline for application: 15th July 2015.
Applications are invited for two-year postdoctoral research positions at the Institute UC3M-BS Big Data for Finance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain. There will be a performance evaluation after the first year to confirm the continuation of the contract for the second year. Strong analytical and modeling skills and good knowledge of computing languages including R and MATLAB are required. Knowledge of Big Data tools will be also considered. We look for people able to work independently to solve complex, loosely described problems, while communicating openly with other team members. The applicants must have a PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or Business or a related discipline by the 1st of September, 2015.
Duties include modelling, computing, drafting papers and working in applied research problems proposed to the Institute by public or private institutions.
Some small amount of teaching can also be requested. The position will be in Madrid within an international, multidisciplinary team, with regular interaction with European and US team members. Some travel required.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The Universidad Carlos III de
Madrid encourages applications from all qualified individuals and persons with disabilities. Applicants must have valid documentation to work in Spain before starting.
Interested candidates should send by Email a statement of interest including the objectives to be achieved in the position and the curriculum vitae (with picture included). Also the candidate should ask two referees to send letters of reference by 15th of July to the following address:
Prof. Daniel Peña
Director UC3M-BS Institute of Big Data for Finance
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid