Applications are invited for a postdoc position in Financial and/or Actuarial Mathematics in a joint research group established between the University of Freiburg and the University of Strasbourg. The research group is funded by the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) and the University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study (USIAS).
The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. and has an excellent profile in mathematical finance, stochastic processes, actuarial mathematics or a related field. The research agenda will cover a highly interesting project in the research group, targeting for example valuation of participating life insurance products, model risk, (mortality) term structures and/or dynamic risk measures. The position will require a frequent exchange between the two participating groups.
The contract is for two years, starting on October 1, 2017. Applications should be submitted at the latest on June 25.
For inquiries please contact Prof. Dr. Thorsten Schmidt ( or Prof. Dr. Jean Berard ( Please send your application in PDF format  (cover letter, CV, research profile) by email to Monika Hattenbach ( with reference „Post Doc Position“.  Additionally, we ask for two letters of reference which should be sent directly to the same address.