The Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh invites applications for the position of Chair of Quantitative Financial Risk (replacement for Alex McNeil).
The person appointed to this Chair would be expected to play a leading role in the next development phase of the Scottish Financial Risk Academy ( The Academy, which is now well established and has a large number of industrial partners, was set up by Heriot-Watt a few years ago in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh. So this is a position offering opportunities for a significant leadership role beyond the academic sector.
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Closing date: 2 October 2016