Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
08 Aug 2023
31 Dec 2023
522440
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science (25900)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow, Research Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science (Ref.: 522440), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of yearly renewal for a total of up to three years.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science or quantitative finance, with a strong theoretical background. Potential topics include, but are not restricted to, capital allocation, insurance economics, optimal (re)insurance, longevity risk modelling and securitization, and risk sharing. Applicants with publications in top actuarial science journals are preferred.  The appointee will conduct research in Dr. Tim J. BOONEN’s group. Information about Associate Professor Dr. Boonen and the Department can be obtained at https://saasresearch.hku.hk/~tjboonen/ and https://saasweb.hku.hk/ respectively.  

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

Applicant should send a cover letter (including information on availability and contact information of two referees), a C.V., and a research statement as a single PDF to Dr. Tim J. Boonen at tjboonen@hku.hk. They should also arrange two reference letters to be sent to Dr. Boonen (e-mail: tjboonen@hku.hk) directly by the referees. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.