Vacancy : PHD RESEARCH POSITIONS in Financial Econometrics
University of Namur (Belgium)
Starting from October 2008, the Faculty of Economics, Social Sciences
and Business Administration of Namur is offering the following three
years FULL TIME PHD RESEARCH POSITIONS (M/F) in the field of
Financial Econometrics with a particular interest for the modelling
and prediction of the volatility of financial time series.
The candidate will be part of the Center for Research in Finance and
Management (CeReFiM) and is expected to contribute to research
projects with members of the Académie universitaire `Louvain’
– Prepare a doctoral thesis in Financial Econometrics – Contribute to
the education at the rate of one or three hours of steered works or
seminaries a week. – Tutoring of students.
– Master’s degree in economics. – Fluency in English or French.
– Personal work space at the University (full-time contract requires
the individual to work on the University premises). – Attractive
Applications should be submitted in English or French and must
include the following:
– A detailed curriculum vitae. – A record of grades obtained for all
the completed master courses. – Name, current position, and
relationship to the applicant, of one referee.
Applications must be sent by post as well as electronically to the
following address before September 1st, 2008:
CONTACT: Sébastien Laurent Associate Professor in Econometrics FUNDP,
8 rempart de la vierge 5000 Namur Belgium
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