Postdoc Position in Quantitative Finance with focus on Data Science or Computer Science
Applications are invited for a postdoc position in quantitative finance at the Swiss Finance Institute at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
The successful candidate will hold a PhD and have an excellent profile of research in an area of data science or computer science and a solid background in quantitative finance. S/he will be expected to teach a course for our Master program in Financial Engineering, e.g. financial econometrics or advanced derivatives, and to actively contribute to the research at the institute. The contract is for an initial period of one year, extendable up to four years. Knowledge of French is not a requirement, but can be helpful.
Candidates should send:

  • A CV (including the names and addresses of two referees).
  • A copy of their official degree transcripts.
  • A research statement.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Short-listed candidates may be invited for an interview.
All files should be emailed as attachments in PDF format to including a brief cover letter in the main body of the email and subject: Application for postdoc.
Candidates should ask their two referees to send their letters directly to the same email address, including the applicant’s name in the file name.