University of Waterloo, Statistics and Actuarial Science

Position ID: sasuwaterloo-PDF [#11965, Postdoc]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Actuarial Science
Application Deadline: 2020/06/30help popup (posted 2018/05/10, listed until 2020/06/30)
Position Description:    

One or more postdoctoral fellow positions in Actuarial Science or Mathematical Finance with Professor Ruodu Wang are currently available in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo.

The research area is mathematical and statistical methods for risk management. Potential topics may include risk measures, regulatory capital, risk aggregation, risk sharing, model uncertainty, backtesting, dependence modeling, systemic risk, and market equilibria. Research experience and interest in machine learning, game theory and optimization are appreciated.

The postdoctoral fellow typically teaches one course in Actuarial Science or Statistics per academic year. The appointment is initially one-year and renewable for another year based on performance. The starting date of the positions is flexible, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree in Actuarial Science, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Mathematical Economics or a related area.

Applicants are asked to submit (a) a vitae and (b) a short research statement describing current and past research (two page maximum). The applicant should request (c) at least three letters of recommendation, uploaded by their authors at

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Further Info:
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario,
N2L 3G1

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