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Postdoctoral Researcher

Title: Postdoctoral Researcher

  • Employer: Gesellschaft für Kapitalmarktforschung e.V. (Research Center SAFE)
  • Location: Germany
  • Position Type: Post-Doc
  • Deadline: Dec 10, 2017

  • Job Description:

    The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Goethe University Frankfurt, in cooperation with the Research Center SAFE at the House of Finance is offering the position of a
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    (100% Position)

    We are looking for
    a postdoctoral researcher with a PhD in Finance, Economics or Econometrics to lead the project FiF (“Forschungsdateninfrastruktur für Finanzdaten”) financed by the German Science Foundation (DFG in German). The researcher will work as a data scientist and data manager and supervise all phases of the project. The objective is to build a data repository and intelligence pool to support and enhance finance research.

    Your Profile
    •Holds a PhD in Finance, Economics, Econometrics or a related field.
    •Very good knowledge of financial databases like SNL, Datastream, Bloomberg, Amadeus, etc.
    •Excellent knowledge of English and German would be an asset.
    •Advanced skills in statistical software packages such as Matlab, Stata and R.
    •Ability to work independently and to contribute to the design of research agenda within the area.
    •Flexibility and Team work abilities.

    We offer
    the infrastructure of a modern research center with excellent contacts to the scientific and financial community. You will be working in a very attractive working environment in the House of Finance at Goethe University and an enthusiastic team of colleagues. Compensation will be a full time position in accordance with the standards of the public services wage agreement of the State of Hessen (TV-H E 13). The employment contract has a duration of 36 months.

    Your application: Please submit your application, together with the usual credentials, cover letter and c.v., electronically to bherrmann@wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de by adding APPLICATION DFG-FIF in the subject line of your email.
    The deadline for the submission is 10 December 2017.
    Should you have any questions please contact Prof Entorf or Dr. Stephanie Collet via email (entorf@wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de , collet@safe.uni-frankfurt.de)