UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)

Research Scientist, UCD College of Business

Location
Dublin
Posted
24 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2022
Ref
013931
Contact
University College Dublin
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Scientist within UCD College of Business.

University College Dublin (UCD) has openings for Research Scientist positions for a programme of research in Financial Econometrics or Empirical Finance. The successful candidates will work under the direction of Professor John Cotter and Associate Professor Thomas Conlon. Applicants should have a background in Economics, Finance, Financial Economics, Computer Science or related disciplines.

The FINTECH project is funded by Science Foundation Ireland. The goal of FINTECH is to build financial research capacity with Ireland and compete globally. We provide a rich and vibrant research environment for our researchers.

The Post-Doctoral scholarships offer an attractive package including a competitive salary and support for research activities (travel grant, access to a wide array of research databases etc.). While working in the FINTECH project you will be able to meet, share and collaborate with world-leading academics. Our Scientific Advisory Board includes: Prof Maureen O'Hara (Cornell), Prof Michael Brennan (UCLA), Prof John McConnell (Purdue), Prof Matthew Spiegel (Yale), Prof Rene Stulz (Ohio State), Prof Douglas Breeden (Duke) and Josef Zechner (WU Vienna University).

Salary range: €35,000 to €70,000 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on the 4th of January 2022.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/.

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