Post Doc Data Analysis in Finance at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics and BISS Institute

Post Doc Data Analysis in Finance at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics and BISS Institute

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12 Jan 18 Feb Maastricht

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Job description

The position aims to strengthen research in data science that is relevant for problems in finance. Examples are Machine Learning or Mathematical Optimization with applications in portfolio construction, textual analysis of financial reports, analysis of financial time series, algorithm optimization for financial strategies, financial risk analysis or measuring individual risk preferences.

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Maastricht University (UM)


(Almost) Ph.D. in data science, statistics, econometrics, computer science or similar fields, willingness to work in teams.

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Conditions of employment

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website: > Support > UM employees.

Conditions of employment: The position is offered for a three-year period. Salary is competitive according to the Dutch standards.


Maastricht University

Established in 1976, Maastricht University (UM) is the most international university in the Netherlands and renowned for its innovative, student-centered, problem-based learning system. With approximately 16,300 students and 4,300 employees, UM offers a wide choice of bachelor’s, master’s and PhD programmes, all of which are designed to integrate research and education. Maastricht University is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools linked to the university’s six faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences; Faculty of Law; School of Business and Economics; Faculty of Humanities and Sciences; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.

School of Business and Economics

SBE is the youngest economics and business faculty in the Netherlands with a distinctively international profile. It belongs to the 1% of business schools worldwide to be triple-crown accredited (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA). SBE strongly believes in close connections with its academic partners and societal stakeholders, with its students and alumni, and with businesses and organisations in the Limburg Euregion, the Netherlands, Europe and the rest of the world.  

Maastricht University’s inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents, values and differences flourish. Therefore we strongly encourage all qualified people to apply.


Finance Department
The Finance Department at Maastricht University committed to high-quality teaching and research, always aiming to bridge the gap between academic rigor and real-world impact. We provide our students with the best possible Finance education, both at the Bachelor, the Master, the PhD and the Executive level. The programs require hard work, but you will leave Maastricht with a Finance basis that will serve you for the rest of your career, no matter where it will take you. Our research is published in the top academic journals, but at the same time we continuously strive to create practical applications, and some of our key faculty have turned their academic ideas into prospering businesses. For more on our department, see

BISS Institute 

The Business Intelligence and Smart Services institute (BISS): is a collaboration between Maastricht University, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and the Open University, and is situated on the Brightlands Smart Services Campus in Heerlen. By using (digital) data, data analytics and data visualization BISS aims to develop innovative services that have a social-economic impact.


  • Postdoc positions
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week, temporary
  • €2588—€4757 per month
  • Doctorate
  • AT2018.2


Maastricht University (UM)

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