Scholarship Description: CSIRO is inviting applications for Postdoctoral Fellowship in Financial Engineering for the duration of three years. This is an exciting career opportunity for a Postdoctoral Fellow with a strong financial engineering background to work in quantitative risk research.
Scholarship Provider: At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world.
Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Degree Level: Fellowship is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.
Available Subject: Fellowship is awarded in Financial Engineering.
Scholarship Benefits: AU $80K – AU $91K plus up to 15.4% superannuation.
Eligible nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
Eligibility Criteria: To be successful you will need:
A doctorate or equivalent research experience in a relevant discipline area, with a major quantitative component, such as computational finance, applied mathematics, operations research, or related areas with experience in stochastic dynamic optimization. Please note: To be eligible for this role you must have no more than 3 years of relevant postdoctoral experience.
Demonstrated ability to apply high level mathematical expertise to solving complex problems in financial engineering related fields.
Demonstrated extensive experience in computer programming skills and the use of computer language such as Java, C++, Matlab, and Python.
Research and/or work experience in cyber security risk modelling, financial mathematics, options pricing, stochastic optimization (Real-options) or portfolio management.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team to achieve organisational objectives and collaborate with industry colleagues.
The ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary, and carry out independent individual research, to achieve organisational goals.
Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Application procedure: To apply, please provide a CV as well as a cover letter addressing the selection criteria in brief, and upload these as one document. If your application proceeds to the next stage you may be asked to provide additional information.
Deadline: July 2, 2018