The Institute for Statistics and Mathematics of the WU Wien has an opening for one PhD position in the new PhD-label ‘Mathematics in Economics and Business’. The PhD candidates will have the opportunity to work in a financial mathematics orientated group. The successful candidate should have a good background in stochastics.

The focus of this position is on financial mathematics, possible topics include portfolio optimization, term structure modelling, modelling in energy markets, partial information and filtering with a focus on applications in finance and economics.

Please apply by August 1 online via the application portal where you can find more information:

For further information, you can contact either Zehra Eksi-Altay ( or Paul Eisenberg (