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2018 Postdoctoral research fellowships

Location: UC3M-BS Institute of Big Data for Finance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

Starting: October 2018

Salary: 32,000€/ year.

Deadline for application: 27th September 2018.

Applications are welcome for two-year postdoctoral research positions at the Institute UC3M-BS Big Data for finance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain. After the first year a performance evaluation will be carried out to confirm continuation of the contract for the second year. Strong analytical and modelling skills and good knowledge of computing languages such as R, Python or Spark, are required. Knowledge of Big Data tools will be also considered. We are looking for people capable of working independently to solve complex, loosely described problems, while communicating openly with other team members. The applicants must have a PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or Business or a related discipline by October (2018).

Duties include modelling, computing, drafting papers and working on applied research problems proposed to the Institute by public or private institutions. Some hours of teaching may also be requested. The position will be based in Madrid within an international, multidisciplinary team, with regular interaction with European and US team members. Some travelling is required.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply. The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid encourages applications from all qualified individuals and people with disabilities. Applicants must have valid documentation to work in Spain before starting. Information about the Institute can be found in the web page

Interested candidates should send by email a statement of interest including the objectives to be achieved in the position and the curriculum vitae (with picture included). Also, the candidate should ask two referees to send letters of reference not later than September 27th directly to:

Cristina Fdez-Oruña Fdez-Escalante
Administradora del Instituto Mixto de Big Data
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Despacho 18.2.D26 Teléfono 916248514