The Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, is seeking expressions of interest for positions of researcher (either temporary or temporary in tenure track) in financial mathematics.
Notice that a solo temporary position lasts three years (renewable for two years) a temporary position (three years), in tenure track allows the candidate to become associate professor after three years provided that the candidate is habilitated at the national level before the end of the contract.
Candidates are invited to apply.
Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the activities of the Department, in particular by doing:
Research, by contributing/defining research projects, attracting funding, and contributing to dissemination of results through top-level publications.
Teaching, by offering courses for approximately 80 (temporary)/120 (temporary in tenure track) hours per year to students at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Management, by serving in committees and boards of our University.
Salary is conformal to national standards, gross salary for solo temporary position is 37.000 euro, temporary in tenure track is 50.000 euro.
Interested candidates are kindly requested to send an email to, specifying the reference to ‘‘mathematical finance’’ on the object of the message, the following material:

  • a complete CV and list of publications
  • a short letter explaining their interest in working in Italy and at the Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Milano
  • (if applicable) reference letters.

Applications to be considered should be sent by 18 September 2017, 24:00 (local time). For requests of information please contact the above email.
Quantitative finance group website:
Please note that this is a call for interest only, and not a job vacancy advertisement, and that the Department can decide on its own whether or not to open a position and at which level. The actual selection for a position will be based on a public selection procedure pursuant art. 18, comma 1 and 4, of Italian Law 240/2010.