UCD School of Business, Financial Mathematics and Research Cluster
UCD Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Level 2 (Ref: 005222)

The Financial Mathematics Computation Cluster (FMC2) has openings for postdoctoral researchers (level 2) in the area of developing Asset and Risk Management in Financial Markets and the Real Economy. Closing Date is 22nd June 2012. Planned Post Duration: 2 years.

ABOUT THE FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS AND RESEARCH CLUSTER: FMC2 is a research collaboration between Industry, University College Dublin, Dublin City University, and NUI Maynooth. It brings together complementary expertise in financial mathematics, financial economics and computer science to create a multi-disciplinary research programme in asset and risk management, areas of critical importance to the future development of the international financial services sector in Ireland. Launched in September 2009, FMC2 is part of the Science Foundation Ireland Strategic Research Cluster (SRC) programme.

JOB DESCRIPTION: These positions are for up to two years (with a possible extension of 6 months) and are funded by Science Foundation Ireland. These are advanced academic research roles, building on your prior experience as a post-doctoral fellow, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator. The primary purpose of these roles are to develop new or advanced research skills and competences, on the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications and scholarly dissemination, the development of funding proposals, and the supervision and mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

SALARY: Euro 38,155 - 43,643 per annum. Appointment on range will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 23.30hrs on dates outlined above

APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. UCD are unable to accept late applications. Further information (including complete Job Descriptions and details on the application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies under the research category.

Note: All current recruitment which is taking place within UCD is dependent on non-Exchequer, external and self-funding sources of finance.

Please note at this time UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies - Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned. UCD is an equal opportunities employer.

Posted 6/10/12