The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) at Columbia University in New York City invites applications for two research assistant positions in game theory with applications to systemic risk and commodity markets.
Candidates must be enrolled in a PhD program in Finance, Economics, or related areas. Additionally, candidates familiar with rational expectations economic equilibrium, computational economics, and stochastic optimization are highly preferred.
The projects are designed to support strong collaborative links with various faculty from the IEOR Department, as well as to develop research interactions with the Business School, and the School of International and Public Affairs.
This position provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking to pursue an academic career in Economics and Finance.
Applicants can consult for more information about the department.
The prospective applicant send their curriculum vitae, and a copy of their degree transcripts to Prof. Agostino Capponi at For additional inquiries on the position, the prospective applicant should contact Prof. Agostino Capponi at
Deadline for applications: February 1, 2016.
Columbia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the quality of employee life.