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The research group Actuarial Science & Mathematical Finance (ASMF) of the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) is looking for a new team member to strengthen our education and research programmes, which focus on finding quantitative solutions for new challenges in financial risk management. We therefore seek applicants for the position of Assistant Professor in Actuarial Science & Mathematical Finance (tenure track).
Applicants should have a PhD in Actuarial Science, Mathematical Finance, (applied) Mathematics or Statistics, or expect to obtain such a PhD soon. Since we focus on quantitative aspects of risk measurement, strong mathematical skills are essential. Candidates will be evaluated on their potential for, and/or record of, excellence in research and teaching and willingness to collaborate and interact with members of the team. Research is expected to be aimed at international top journals. Visibility at relevant international academic conferences and experience in teaching or thesis supervision are highly appreciated.
Assistant Professor appointments are 6-year tenure-track positions, with a tenure decision based on proven excellence in research and teaching. Upon meeting the criteria for tenure, a permanent contract as Associate Professor will be offered. In the case of special circumstances, such as parental leave, the tenure track period can be extended. The ASE offers competitive European salaries. The gross monthly salary during the first three years as Assistant Professor will typically be, depending on experience and potential, between €4,670 and €5,439 (salary scale 11) + 16.3% holiday and end-year payments. This is based on 38 hours per week and in accordance with the salary scales and the collective labor agreement regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. Researchers from outside the Netherlands can apply for a five-year tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary. The University of Amsterdam (UvA) offers a very attractive pension scheme. The teaching load is moderate and all required teaching is in English. We also offer assistance in finding accommodation and career support for partners. More information about working at the UvA can be found here.
The University of Amsterdam is a top 100 university in the THE and QS rankings. It offers an inspiring, collaborative and international research environment right in the heart of Amsterdam. The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.
The Amsterdam School of Economics is among the top economics research institutes in Europe. The School has a strong focus on producing outstanding research and world-class teaching, and is highly active in international academic networks. Its researchers actively participate in the teaching and research activities of the Tinbergen Institute, the graduate school of the ASE. The ASE is known for its ambitious and supportive culture with ample opportunity for personal development in an attractive international work environment.
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