JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

University of Cape Town

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African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management
Postdoctoral Researcher

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455231
Date Posted: 02/12/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SOUTH AFRICA
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
G -- Financial Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
financial economics
agent-based modelling
social network analysis
african economy
Salary Range: R240,000
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 graduate institute committed to rigorous scholarly research on financial markets. We invite 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 candidates working on financial interconnectedness, agent-based modelling, social network analysis, and the African economy, but researchers from all areas of finance, mathematics, computer science, and economics are encouraged to apply. Further information can be found at and

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: