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Find out about the many possibilities of carrying out research in probability and mathematical finance in Berlin.

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PhD and Postdoctoral positions available

We invite applications for one PhD and on postdoctoral position. The starting date for both positions is October 1st. The initial appointment will be for 4 years (Phd position), respectively 3 years (postdoctoral position). Applicants should have a strong interest in probability theory and/or financial mathematics. Candidates with a research interest/focus in/on stochastic control, game theory (including mean-field games and dynamic contracting) or Hawkes processes are particularly encouraged to apply. Please send your application (Reference Number AN/160/19 for the postdoctoral, respectively AN/178/19 for the PhD position) including a motivation letter and CV and, for the postdoctoral position a research statement and publication list by July 26th, to the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Department of Mathematics, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Horst, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin. Applicants for the PhD (postdoctoral) position should arrange for at least one (two) letters of recommendation to be sent directly to us. Applications by email are strongly encouraged.  

Applied Financial Mathematics