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African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) Postdoctoral Research Fellowships 2018

AIFMRM is inviting applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships.

Application Deadline: 31st May 2018

Eligible Countries: African countries

To Be Taken At (Country): South Africa

About the Award: The African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) at the University of Cape Town is a postgraduate institute committed to scholarly research that takes a critical and quantitative approach to the study of financial markets and risk management.

The institute conducts rigorous scholarly research and  takes a critical and quantitative approach to the study of financial markets, risk management, and financial  innovation.

Type: Postdoctoral, Research, Fellowship.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have received (or have submitted for examination) a PhD in Financial Mathematics or Quantitative Finance within the past three years, and have demonstrated the potential for excellent research.
  • Applicants must not have held a full-time professional or academic post.

Number of Awards: 2

Value of Award: The value of the fellowship is R320 000 p.a. which includes a research travel allowance. The
successful Fellow(s) will be obliged to comply with the University’s approved policies, procedures and practices for Postdoctoral Research Fellows.

Duration of Program: The tenure of the fellowship is one year; with the possibility of a further year’s extension being conditional on evidence of satisfactory academic progress.

How to Apply: To apply, please send:

• A letter of application, including areas of expertise, research interests, and experience
• A complete CV, including the names and contact details of at least two referees
• Copies of academic transcripts

to Lameez Fakier (lameez.fakier@uct.ac.za), African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa. For further questions and inquiries please contact our admin staff at aifmrm@uct.ac.za.

Eligible and complete applications will be considered by the Director of the African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management.

The University of Cape Town reserves the right to disqualify ineligible, incomplete and/or inappropriate applications. The University of Cape Town reserves the right to change the conditions of award or to make no awards at all.

Visit the Programme Webpage for Details

Award Providers: African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management

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