University College Dublin School of Business, Financial Mathematics and Research Cluster
Junior Faculty Positions (Ref: 005351)

The Financial Mathematics Computation Cluster (FMC2) has an opening for a Research Fellow in the area of developing Asset and Risk Management in Financial Markets and the Real Economy. Planned Post Duration: 2 years. Closing Date: 5th October 2012

ABOUT FMC2: FMC2 is a research collaboration between Industry, University College Dublin, Dublin City University, and NUI Maynooth, which 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: This position is for up to two years (with a possible extension of 6 months) and is funded by Science Foundation Ireland. Applicants must have experience of research in econometric time series and cross sectional methods and modelling. Volatility modelling and risk measurement experience is highly desirable. In addition to the above responsibilities, the successful applicant will also be expected to play a role in the development of FMC2, particularly in the development of successful collaborative research linkages between FMC2 and the financial services industry.

SALARY: Salary is Euro 46,544 - 68,817 per annum. Appointment on range will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 23.30hrs on dates outlined above. Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Further information (including complete Job Descriptions and details on the application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: 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 9/23/12