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Job Opportunities for PhD candidates in Finance

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Publié le mardi 14 juin 2022

The Department of Finance at the University of Luxembourg is looking for 5 Doctoral candidates to conduct research in the fields of Economics, General economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Microeconomics, Macroenomics, International Economics or Financial Economics.

The successful candidate possesses research-oriented Master’s degree in Economics, Finance, Financial engineering, Econometrics, Statistics or other related fields, has excellent quantitative and computational skills and a good command of written and spoken English.

In short:

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract. Duration up to 4 years
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Foreseen starting date: Flexible
  • Location: Kirchberg

Candidates who do not yet hold a research-oriented Master’s degree are also encouraged to apply. Depending on the specific student’s degree, the candidate must complete the MSc in Quantitative Economics & Finance or additional courses of the programme during their first year. Additionally, the University provides scholarships for candidates completing the one-year Master programme.


How to apply:

Please submit your application including the following information via email to

  • Motivation letter
  • Detailed curriculum vitae (including list of quantitative courses completed at master level)
  • Transcript of records
  • Contact details of at least two academic references

Please note that applications are reviewed regularly. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

For more information, please contact Prof. Benjamin Holcblat:


About the University of Luxembourg 

The University of Luxembourg is a young research-oriented university, which aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. Founded in 2003 the University counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance is one of three faculties within the University network and consists of the Department of Law, Department of Economics and Management and the Department of Finance.

The Department of Finance comprises more than 15 full-time research-oriented faculty members and provides an international and stimulating environment with regular excellent research seminars and high-quality conferences.