CFM-Imperial Research Associate in Quantitative Finance Imperial College London, Department of Mathematics United Kingdom

CFM-Imperial Research Associate in Quantitative Finance


Job summary


Applications are invited for the post of CFM-Imperial Research Associate in Quantitative Finance in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. This position is funded through the CFM-Imperial Institute for Quantitative Finance. The CFM-Imperial Institute of Quantitative Finance was established in 2014 through a partnership between Imperial College's Mathematical Finance Group and Capital Fund Management (CFM).

 

Job listing information
Reference NAT00305


Date posted 17 October 2018


Closing date 16 December 2018


Key information about the role


Location
South Kensington Campus
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Position type
Full time, fixed term


Salary
£37,904 – £45,547 plus benefits


Department Department of Mathematics

Category Researcher / Non Clinical Researcher

 

Job description

Job summary

Applications are invited for the post of CFM-Imperial Research Associate in Quantitative Finance in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. This position is funded through the CFM-Imperial Institute for Quantitative Finance. The CFM-Imperial Institute of Quantitative Finance was established in 2014 through a partnership between Imperial College's Mathematical Finance Group and Capital Fund Management (CFM).

 

Duties and responsibilities

The Research Associate will collaborate on research projects within the Mathematical Finance section and will contribute to the activities of the CFM-Imperial Institute of Quantitative Finance. This is a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge problems in Quantitative Finance in close collaboration with leaders in the field and with CFM. The post is a research position only, and teaching is not required.

 

Essential requirements

The essential requirements for this post are as follows:
•A PhD in Mathematics or a closely related subject (or equivalent), or be close to finishing
•Research experience in Quantitative Finance
•Evidence of an outstanding research record commensurate with experience as demonstrated, for example, through an outstanding thesis, publications, conference presentations
•Ability to deliver high quality scientific talks
•Ability to develop and apply new concepts
•Excellent written communication skills and the ability to write clearly and succinctly for publication
•Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to deal with a wide range of people

 

Further information

This is a fixed term contract for 24 months with a preferred start date between April and September 2019.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website http://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/.

Should you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Mrs Rula Murtada, Mathematical Finance Section Coordinator (r.murtada@imperial.ac.uk).

If you have any queries about the application process, please contact Emily Michael, Senior HR Administrator (Emily.michael@imperial.ac.uk).

If you experience any technical issues when applying, please contact our Recruitment team (recruitment@imperial.ac.uk)

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the Level A, salary range £33,380 - £35,061 per annum. 

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

 

Documents

  • CFM Research Associate JD.pdf

 

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

 

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.


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