A postdoctoral position in the financial mathematics group in the Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto, is currently open under the supervision of Prof. Sebastian Jaimungal. The successful candidate will work closely with Prof. Jaimungal, although there may be opportunities to collaborate with Prof. Leonard Wong, Prof. Yuchong Zhang, Prof. Silvana Pesenti, and Prof. Sheldon Lin.

Of particular interest are those candidates who focus on research within any of the following areas: mean field games, optimal transport, portfolio allocation, algorithmic trading, and machine/reinforcement learning.

The base salary (without teaching) is $50,000 – $55,000 CAD depending on qualifications and experience. If interested, there may be opportunities for the successful candidate to teach one-three courses per year.

The start date may be as early as October 1, 2020, but no later than March 1, 2021.

Interested individuals must submit all of the following to be fully considered for the position:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • three (3) to five (5) letters of reference
  • sample publications, and
  • statement of research interest

to sebastian.jaimungal@utoronto.ca by Aug 30, 2020 or until the position is filled.

The official positing may be found here: https://www.statistics.utoronto.ca/employment-opportunities/cupe-positions-unit-5