JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

University of Cape Town

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African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management
Postdoctoral Researcher - Finance

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452673
Date Posted: 02/05/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Researcher - Finance
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cape Town, Western cape, SOUTH AFRICA
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Financial Economics
Computational Economics
Salary Range: 24000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management in the Faculty of Commerce at the University of Cape Town is a newly founded graduate institute committed to rigorous scholarly research on financial markets. We are inviting applications for two Postdoctoral Researchers with a background in economics, finance, computer science, or a closely related field, who have demonstrated the potential for excellent scholarly work. The position does not have any teaching or administrative obligations. We offer a one-year contract with the option of an extension for another year. The net annual salary of R240,000 allows a very comfortable lifestyle in Cape Town. A research budget is available.

We are particularly interested in building a team to work on topics financial interconnectedness and agent-based modelling, but researchers from all areas of finance, financial mathematics, and financial economics are welcome to apply. Further information can be found at

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 03/15/2016
Application Instructions:
To apply, please send your CV, up to three samples of your work, and a letter of motivation to: