Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Oxford-Nie Financial Big Data Lab

University of Oxford - Mathematical Institute

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant position, funded by the Financial Data Technologies Ltd, to work with Professor Hanqing Jin at Oxford-Nie Financial Big Data Lab, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. This is a 1 year fixed-term position and is available from 27 November 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The postholder will be a member of a research group with responsibility for carrying out research for the project, under the supervision of the grant holder Professor Hanqing Jin. They will provide an average of 3 hours per week of teaching for 24 weeks of the year, for which additional remuneration will be paid.

Applicants should have a PhD awarded, or a Master's degree and PhD submitted (at the time of taking up the position), in mathematics or a related discipline. Possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes, a track record of relevant published work concomitant with experience, and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team, as well as to possess interpersonal skills necessary to contribute effectively to a collaborative and interdisciplinary project.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Administrative Assistant, quoting vacancy reference 131290.

Applicants should read the job description before writing their application. You will be required to upload a letter setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae including full list of publications, a statement of research interests, and the contact details of two referees as part of your online application. (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date.)

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Friday 27 October 2017 can be considered.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

Closing Date: 26-OCT-2017 12:00

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