Imperial College London, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 434-RESASSOC [#12957]
Position Title: CFM – Imperial Research Associate in Quantitative Finance
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: London, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Areas: Quantitative Finance, Mathematics,
Application Deadline: 2018/12/16 (posted 2018/10/24, listed until 2018/12/16)
Position Description:    

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CFM – Imperial Research Associate in Quantitative Finance

Mathematical Finance Section

Department of Mathematics

South Kensington Campus

Salary Range: £37,904 - £45,547 p.a.*

Fixed Term for: 24 Months

Starting Date: flexible, between April and September 2019

Job Summary

Applications are invited for the post of CFM-Imperial Research Associate in Quantitative Finance in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. This position is funded through the CFM-Imperial Institute for Quantitative Finance. The CFM-Imperial Institute of Quantitative Finance was established in 2014 through a partnership between Imperial College's Mathematical Finance Group and Capital Fund Management (CFM).

Duties and Responsibilities

The Research Associate will collaborate on research projects within the Mathematical Finance section and will contribute to the activities of the CFM-Imperial Institute of Quantitative Finance. This is a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge problems in Quantitative Finance in close collaboration with leaders in the field and with CFM. The post is a research position only, and teaching is not required.

Essential Requirements

The essential requirements for this post are as follows: • A PhD in Mathematics or a closely related subject (or equivalent) • Research experience in Quantitative Finance • Evidence of an outstanding research record commensurate with experience as demonstrated, for example, through an outstanding thesis, publications, conference presentations • Ability to deliver high quality scientific talks • Ability to develop and apply new concepts • Excellent written communication skills and the ability to write clearly and succinctly for publication • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to deal with a wide range of people

Further Information

This is a fixed term contract for 24 months with a preferred start date between April and September 2019.

Closing date: 16 December 2018

Our preferred method of application is online via our website

Should you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Mrs Rula Murtada, Mathematical Finance Section Coordinator (

If you have any queries about the application process, please contact Emily Michael, Senior HR Administrator (

If you experience any technical issues when applying, please contact our Recruitment team (

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the Level A, salary range £32,380 - £34,040 per annum.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see

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