PhD Position in Behavioral Economics of Sustainable Finance

University of Zurich

Switzerland

 

Institute, Department, Clinic

Department of Banking and Finance

Department Description

The Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth is a new and rapidly developing research center at the Department of Banking and Finance. The center conducts multidisciplinary research into the fundamental issues of sustainable finance. The center is overseen by Prof. Marc Chesney and directed by Dr. Falko Paetzold.

Responsibilities

- Pass the mandatory courses of the PhD program
- Conduct research projects that lie within the strategic scope of the CSP, with a focus on behavioral foundations
- Some teaching support

Employment Level

50 %

Requirements / Qualifications

- Requirements for successful enrolment in the doctoral program in finance: http://www.phd-finance.uzh.ch/en.html
- Background in behavioral sciences, economics, or finance, preferably with a knowledge of microeconomics, behavioral economics, and behavioral finance with a keen interest in applying behavioral insights to financial decision making.
- Interest in doing research in any of the sub-disciplines of finance that has the potential to solve big problems in the realm of sustainable development (e.g. climate change, poverty, etc.).
- Experience in sustainable development topics is a plus but not required.

We offer

- Competitive salary (at 50% employment level)
- Freedom to pursue your research interests together with a young and diverse team with backgrounds from top research institutions (e.g., MIT, Harvard, University of Zurich, HSG, Berkeley), management consulting (e.g., McKinsey & Company, BCG) and Banking (e.g., UBS, Vontobel)
- Access to the vast network of the CSP, including financial institutions, data providers, investors, and researchers
- Access to the resources of a world class Department for Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich

For additional information about an employment at the University of Zurich please visit http://www.pa.uzh.ch/en/Willkommen-an-der-UZH.html

Starting Position

01.08.2019

More information

Mrs. Ola Mahmoud

Email

ola.mahmoud@bf.uzh.ch

Applications

Please send a CV, a letter of motivation outlining your research interests, a copy of certificates and grades of your highest degree, and provide the names of two individuals that can be approached for a reference, by email to ola.mahmoud@bf.uzh.ch

 

Mrs. Ola Mahmoud 
University of Zurich 
Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth 
Plattenstrasse 32 
8032 Zurich


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