Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and PhysicsDept. of Probability and Math. Statistics, seeks candidates for an open position as Assistant Professor in Econometrics, Operations Research, Financial Mathematics.
Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; conducting independent and collaborative research; supervision of Bachelors and Masters theses.
Ph.D. in Econometrics, Operations Research, Financial Mathematics or related fields; promise of strong publication record; fluency in written and spoken English; willingness to learn Czech.
Application process
Candidates should submit applications to e-mail address The application must include CV, list of publications, description of professional interests and teaching experience, and specification of future goals in teaching and research. Candidates should provide names and telephone/e-mail contacts for two professional references (letters of reference will be requested at a later date).
The deadline for receiving applications is April 30, 2016.
Departmental web page:
Questions may be directed to Dr. M. Kulich, the Chair of the Department, e-mail
About the Department
The department currently employs 27 faculty members conducting research and education in mathematical fields that involve randomness and uncertainty, in particular theoretical and applied statistics, econometrics, stochastic optimization, stochastic processes and stochastic geometry, and financial and insurance mathematics. Current research topics in econometrics, operations research and financial mathematics include economic and financial time series, asset-liability management, financial accounting, simulation, facility planning, scheduling, portfolio optimization, sensitivity and output analysis, risk management, credit scoring, derivatives pricing, rate-making, optimal pricing in insurance, reserving, stress testing.
The department teaches courses in the Bachelor’s programs “General Mathematics” and “Financial Mathematics”, in the Master’s programs “Probability, Statistics, and Econometrics”, and “Financial and Actuarial Mathematics”, and in the Doctoral program “Probability and Statistics, Econometrics and Financial Mathematics”.