The Institute of Mathematical Finance at the Faculty of Mathematics and Economics of Ulm University invites applications for one non-permanent position as a Scientific Employee (50%) starting October 1st, 2017, according to the rules of the German law for non-permanent scientific positions (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz).
Prerequisite is a very good master degree in a mathematical field of study or a comparable degree, and interest in future research in at least one of the areas Financial Mathematics, Financial Econometrics, Statistics of Stochastic Processes, Stochastic Analysis, Stochastic Optimal Control, Stochastic Processes or Time Series Analysis. The opportunity for further scientific qualification (in particular PhD) is given.
The duties include contributing to the teaching activities of the institute. For the position the teaching duty is two hours per week during the teaching period. The language of the courses is usually English. Thus no knowledge of German is initially necessary.  The contract duration will be in accordance with the qualification aim. A future increase in the percentage of the position (by third party means) is aimed for.
Ulm University is committed to increase the share of women in research and teaching positions and therefore explicitly encourages female candidates to apply.
The salary is determined by group 13 of the collective agreement (13 TV-L)
Please send your application with the usual documents until May 21st, 2017, preferably in electronic form to
Ulm University
Prof. Dr. Robert Stelzer
Institute of Mathematical Finance
Helmholtzstraße 18
89081 Ulm
Please indicate the index number 38 on the envelope or in the reference line of the email.
Physically disabled applicants receive favourable consideration when equally qualified.
The appointment is made by the central university administration.