Postdoctoral research fellowships at the University of Cape Town

The African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) at the University of Cape Town invites applications for two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. The tenure of the fellowships is one year; with the possibility of a further year’s extension being conditional on evidence of satisfactory academic progress. Successful applicants will work closely with members of the Institute in the areas of Computational and Mathematical Finance.

Value R320 000 p.a. which includes a research travel allowance.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2018.

Eligibility:

Applicants must have received (or have submitted for examination) a PhD in Financial Mathematics or Quantitative Finance within the past three years, and have demonstrated the potential for excellent research. Applicants must not have

help a full-time professional or academic post.

Application Process:

A letter of application, including areas of expertise, research interests, and experience • A complete CV, including the names and contact details of at least two referees • Copies of academic transcripts to Lameez Fakier (lameez.fakier@uct.ac.za), African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa. For further questions and inquiries please contact our admin staff at aifmrm@uct.ac.za. Eligible and complete applications will be considered by the Director of the African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management. The University of Cape Town reserves the right to disqualify ineligible, incomplete and/or inappropriate applications. The University of Cape Town reserves the right to change the conditions of award or to make no awards at all.

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