Contract type: Fixed term contract
Duration: 30 months
The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher position in Finance. This is a full-time research position for a fixed term of 30 months (2019-2021).The postdoctoral position is embedded in the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) project “Performance and Risk Characteristics of the Alternative Fund Industry (ALPHA)”. The project aims to provide a rigorous market-based valuation framework for alternative investment vehicles and to promote an active dialogue among academics, regulators and practitioners. The candidate will benefit from a vibrant research environment, working with co-authors with an excellent publication record in related fields, and will have access to research assistance, excellent data and state-of-the-art technical expertise. The project is a joint initiative of LIST and the Luxembourg School of Finance of the University of Luxembourg, under the supervision of the PI Professor Roman Kräussl.
With a team of more than 100 highly skilled researchers and engineers from various disciplines, the ITIS Department addresses the technological, organizational, human and economic aspects of innovative IT services. Research areas are based around the innovation of services with a high level of information intensity and a level of quality allowing trust to be gained in their use and for value to be generated around new business models.
The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary research unit that aims to enhance Luxembourg’s international competitiveness in the area of business analytics applied to big data and therefore significantly participate in the country's socio-economic development.
This position is suitable for an early-career academic and provides for an excellent opportunity for an ambitious researcher to develop a solid portfolio while benefiting from exposure to leading senior scholars in the field. The candidate will enjoy our full support in applying for faculty positions by the end of the term.
As a Junior R&T Associate, your main tasks will be to:
Director of IT for Innovative Services department