University College Dublin (UCD) has openings for PhD Scholarships for a programme of research in Financial Econometrics or Empirical Finance. The candidate(s) will work in the Financial Mathematics Computation Cluster (FMC2). The FMC Cluster is a collaboration between Industry, University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin City University (DCU) and Maynooth University.
These positions are relevant for well-qualified students with postgraduate degrees in finance, economics, statistics, mathematics and related disciplines.
Research will cover topics in:
(1) Asset Pricing and Risk
(2) Risk Management of Financial and Real Assets
(3) Fintech and applications
We provide a rich and vibrant research environment for our researchers. The PhD scholarship offers an attractive package including a tax fee stipend of €18.500 per annum for four years and tuition fees for four years and support for research activities (travel funding, access to a wide array of research databases etc.)
Expressions of interest should include:
1. A statement of research interests
2. A detailed CV
3. Transcripts of degrees
4. The name and email contacts of two academic referees
Expressions of interest should be sent via email directly to Na Li ([email protected]). Informal enquiries may be addressed to John Cotter ([email protected]) and Thomas Conlon ([email protected]).
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted immediately with a final closing date of April 30, 2019
Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2019
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.