The Institute of Mathematics, University of Freiburg, invites applications for a Ph.D. position (TV-L E13, 50%) for 3 years with a possible extension up to 5 years. Ideally, the starting date is 1st of April 2015.
The successful candidate will work on a current field in the area of Mathematical Finance. Possible areas of research include credit risk, incomplete information and generalized affine processes. The Department of Mathematical Stochastics at Freiburg University offers attractive research opportunities and interesting connections to related fields like Statistics, Econometrics and Biomathematics.
The successful candidate will hold an excellent degree in Mathematics and has a sound knowledge on stochastic processes and mathematical finance.
For further information, please contact the supervisor Prof. Dr. Thorsten Schmidt (, from 1st of April at University of Freiburg). Your application with motivation letter, CV, certificates and at least one letter of reference should be sent as PDF to Monika Hattenbach ( with subject “PhD in Mathematical Finance“ as soon as possible.