UCD PhD Scholarship in Finance
University College Dublin (UCD) has openings for PhD Scholarships for a programme of research in Financial Econometrics or Empirical Finance. The candidate(s) will work in the Financial Mathematics Computation Cluster (FMC2). The FMC Cluster is a collaboration between Industry, University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin City University (DCU) and Maynooth University.
These positions are relevant for well-qualified students with postgraduate degrees in finance, economics, statistics, mathematics and related disciplines.
Research will cover topics in:
(1) Asset Pricing and Risk
(2) Risk Management of Financial and Real Assets
(3) Fintech and applications
We provide a rich and vibrant research environment for our researchers. The PhD scholarship offers an attractive package including a tax fee stipend of €18.500 per annum for four years and tuition fees for four years and support for research activities (travel funding, access to a wide array of research databases etc.).
Expressions of interest should include:
- A statement of research interests
- A detailed CV
- Transcripts of degrees
- The name and email contacts of two academic referees
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted immediately with a final closing date of April 30, 2019
Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2019