Jan 4, 2010

University of Oxford; Nomura Research Fellow

University of Oxford – Mathematical Institute in association with Wadham College and St Hugh’s College

Grade 7: Salary £28,839 – £35,469 p.a.

Applications are invited for up to two Nomura Postdoctoral Research Fellows to work on mathematical finance in the Mathematical and Computational Finance Group, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. It is intended that the fellowship will be held in parallel with Junior Research Fellowships at St Hugh’s College and Wadham College, respectively. The appointments are supported by a generous benefaction from Nomura International plc.

The posts will be for two years in the first instance, renewable for up to a third year only depending on funding. The postholder(s) will be paid at the appropriate point on grade 7 of the University’s scale for academic-related staff depending on experience. The starting date is 1 September 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Duties of the Fellows will be to carry out research in mathematical or computational finance within the Mathematical and Computational Finance Group (MCFG). The posts will be based at the Nomura Centre for Mathematical Finance and the Fellows will be expected to assist with the administration of this centre.

Applicants should have a PhD degree (awarded or submitted at the time of taking up the position) in mathematics or a related discipline, be able to demonstrate an excellent ability in research in mathematics or computational finance, and have a publication record in refereed journals commensurate with their career to date.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Administrative Assistant at The Mathematical Institute, 24-29 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LB (email: vacancies@maths.ox.ac.uk) and at https://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/notices/vacancies.

Applications should include a CV, a covering letter explaining their suitability for the position and how they meet the selection criteria, and the names and contact details of two referees. The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 15 February 2010. Ensure that you clearly quote the reference BK/09/027.

Candidates should ask their referees to send their references directly to the Administrative Assistant, Mathematical Institute, so that they arrive before the closing date. It is the responsibility of candidates to ensure that their references arrive by the closing date. There is no need for a separate application to the colleges.

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