The Swiss Finance Institute at EPFL ( seeks a postdoc to reinforce our newly established Finance and Technology Programme. The successful candidate will hold a PhD and have an excellent profile of research in financial technology or related fields (e.g., quantitative finance, data science, computer science). S/he will be expected to actively contribute to the research at our newly established Finance and Technology Programme. The contract is for an initial period of one year, extendable up to four years.
Candidates should send:
  • A CV (including the names and addresses of two referees).
  • A copy of their official degree transcripts.
  • A research statement.
Candidates should ask their two referees to send their letters directly to the same email address.
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 in FinTech.
The Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. The EPFL employs 6,000 people supporting the three main missions of the institutions: education, research and innovation. The EPFL campus offers an exceptional working environment at the heart of a community of 16,000 people, including over 10,000 students and 3,500 researchers from 120 different countries.
                                                                                                                        April 2019