Location: UC3M-BS Institute of Big Data for Finance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Starting: from 1 September 2018
Salary: 32,000 €/ year.
Deadline for application: 15th May 2018.
Information about the Institute can be found in the web page:
Applications are invited for two-year postdoctoral research positions at the Institute UC3M-BS Big Data for Finance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain. After the first year a performance evaluation will be carried out to confirm the continuation of the contract for the second year. Strong analytical and modelling skills and good knowledge of computing languages, as R, Python or Spark, are required. Knowledge of Big Data tools will be also considered. We look for people able to work independently to solve complex, loosely described problems, while communicating openly with other team members. The applicants must have a PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or Business or a related discipline by the 1st of September, 2018.
Duties include modelling, computing, drafting papers and working in applied research problems proposed to the Institute by public or private institutions. Some small amount of teaching may also be requested. The position will be in Madrid within an international, multidisciplinary team, with regular interaction with European and US team members. Some travel required.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply. The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid encourages applications from all qualified individuals and persons with disabilities. Applicants must have valid documentation to work in Spain before starting. Information about the Institute can be found in the web page:
Interested candidates should send by email a statement of interest including the objectives to be achieved in the position and the curriculum vitae (with picture included). Also, the candidate should ask two referees to send letters of reference by May 15th directly to:
Cristina Fdez-Oruña Fdez-Escalante
Administradora del Instituto Mixto de Big Data
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Despacho 18.2.D26 Teléfono 91 624 85 14