12 PhD and 5 Postdoc Positions, European Computational Finance Network

12 PhD positions (36 months) and 5 Post-Doc positions (12 months) are available within the newly established Initial Training Network (ITN) Project

"STRIKE- Novel Methods in Computational Finance",

funded by the Marie Curie Actions under the FP7 People programme of the European Commission, during the 4-year period 1213-1216.

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 starting PhD-students (Early Stage Researchers) or Post-Docs (Experienced Researchers) 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.
For direct contact: Ehrhardt@math.uni-wuppertal.de (prof. Matthias Ehrhardt).