Stellenausschreibung Im Fachbereich für Mathematik und Statistik der Universität St.Gallen sind folgende Stellen zu besetzen. TWO ASSISTANT POSITIONS (50%-70%) in QUANTITATIVE FINANCE The Chair of Mathematics (Department of Economics) of the University of St.Gallen opens two new 50%-70% assistant positions to be filled starting in August 2018 at the latest. The candidates for these positions are expected to start the PhD program in Economics and Finance at the University of St.Gallen (see http://www.pef.unisg.ch) during the Autumn Term 2018, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Enrico De Giorgi. The successful candidates will be integrated in a young, research-oriented team, with a strong foundation in quantitative methods for finance and economics and they will con-tribute with research and teaching activities. The group is located at the Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of St.Gallen (http://www.mathstat.unisg.ch) and counts around 25 members. Candidates for these positions should have a master degree in economics, finance, statistics or mathematics and fulfill the formal requirements to join the PhD program in Economics and Finance at the University of St.Gallen (see http://www.pef.unisg.ch). Strong interest in combining machine learning (artificial intelligence) and behavioral finance/economics will be considered as an important asset. Applications for the positions should be sent by e-mail to Mrs. Margit Albers (email@example.com) no later than 30 April 2018. The application package must contain: - motivation letter; - complete curriculum vitae; - two reference letters; - transcripts. _________________________________________________________________ At the Department of Economics of the University of St.Gallen a new ASSISTANT/Ph.D. POSITION in FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS will be filled starting 1st May 2018 or later. The position is part of the Chair of Financial Econometrics held by Prof. Dr. Matthias Fengler. The candidates for this position are expected to start a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance (PEF) at the University of St.Gallen (http://www.pef.unisg.ch). The position will be financed by the Swiss National Fund. The Ph.D. thesis is expected to cover theoretical or empirical topics in volatility modeling (see Prof. M. Fengler’s website https://mathstat.unisg.ch/en/chairs/financialeconometrics/ for an overview of his current research agenda). The successful candidate will be working in a young research team, with a strong interest in quantitative methods for Finance and Economics. The group is located at the Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of St.Gallen (http://www.mathstat.unisg.ch). Applications for the position should be sent by e-mail to Mrs. Margit Albers (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than 30 April 2018. Candidate Profile: - Master degree in Economics and Finance; or Mathematics and Statistics (back-ground in Econometrics and Finance required). - Willingness to write a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance at the University of St.Gallen (http://www.pef.unisg.ch). - Strong willingness to apply quantitative methods in Finance and Economics. - Strong interest in Financial Statistics and Econometrics. - Interest in BigData applications. The application package must contain: - Motivation letter - Complete Curriculum vitae - Two recommendation letters - Transcripts.