Within the PhD program in Computational Methods and Mathematical Models for Science and Finance at the Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa, Italy), one of the six available positions for the AY 2022/23 will be funded by CONSOB, the government authority of Italy responsible for regulating the Italian securities market.

The possible topics of this PhD fellowship are:

  • Data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence for the detection of market abuse
  • Market manipulation and insider trading
  • Identification of market anomalies
  • Fintech and Decentralized Finance

The activity of the PhD student will be part of the research collaboration between the Quantitative Finance group at SNS and Consob started more than one year ago. It can thus be foreseen that part of the research activity will be done in close collaboration with Consob.

The call (in Italian and in English) can be found here:

and some other details here:

The deadline for the application is August 25.

If you need more information on this very exciting opportunity, do not hesitate to contact Fabrizio Lillo (fabrizio.lillo@sns.it)