University College Dublin Post-Doctoral Researcher (Research Scientist), UCD College Of Business

University College Dublin (UCD) has openings for Post-Doctoral Researcher (Research Scientist) positions for a programme of research in Financial Econometrics or Empirical Finance. The successful candidates will work under the direction of Professor John Cotter and Associate Professor Thomas Conlon. These positions are relevant for well-qualified students have completed or in the final stages of completion doctoral degrees, in finance, economics, statistics, mathematics, computer science and related disciplines.


RESEARCH TOPICS: Post-Doctoral Researcher topics includes:

(1) Asset Pricing and Risk

(2) Risk Management of Financial and Real Assets

(3) Fintech and applications


There are no teaching requirements, but candidates have an opportunity to teach for supplementary salary.


The FINTECH project is funded by Science Foundation Ireland. The goal of FINTECH is to build financial research capacity with Ireland and compete globally. We provide a rich and vibrant research environment for our researchers. We offer an attractive package including a competitive salary, and support for research activities (travel funding, technology grant, access to a wide array of research databases etc.).


SALARY RANGE: €35,000 to €70,000 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Prior to application, further information and the Job Description (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/ (Ref No.:014583).


Informal enquiries may be addressed to John Cotter (john.cotter@ucd.ie), Thomas Conlon (conlon.thomas@ucd.ie) and/or Na Li (na.li@ucd.ie).


Closing Date: 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time): 20 June 2022


17:00hrs (Local Irish Time): 20 June 2022