Stellenausschreibung Im Fachbereich für Mathematik und Statistik der Universität St.Gallen sind folgende Stellen zu besetzen. At the Department of Economics of the University of St.Gallen a new ASSISTANT / Ph.D. POSITION in FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS will be filled starting in February 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). Starting with 50% the position can be increased to 70% later on. The Ph.D. thesis can cover both theoretical or empirical topics in Financial Econometrics (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 integrated in a young research team, with a strong foundation 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 (email@example.com) no later than 05 January 2018. Candidate Profile: Master degree in Economics and Finance; or Mathematics and Statistics (background 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. Duties: Collaboration in the research activities in the areas of Financial Econometrics. Support of the teaching at the Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of St.Gallen at different teaching levels. Development of a Ph. D. thesis in Financial Econometrics at the University of St.Gallen. _________________________________________________________________________________ At the Department of Mathematics of the University of St.Gallen TWO ASSISTANT POSITIONS (50%-70%) in BEHAVIOURAL ECONOMICS/FINANCE or 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 January 2018. 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 Spring 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 contribute 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 or mathematics and fulfill the formal conditions requested to join the PhD program in Economics and Finance at the University of St.Gallen (see http://www.pef.unisg.ch). Strong interest in theoretical and empirical methods for behavioral economics and finance will be an important asset. Applications for the positions should be sent by e-mail to Mrs. Margit Albers (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than 30 November 2017. The application package must contain: motivation letter; complete curriculum vitae; two reference letters; transcripts.