PhD student in the field of digital finance, data science, and AI

  • Berner Fachhochschule
  • Bern, Bern, Switzerland
  • 21/09/2022
Full time Data Science Artificial Intelligence Statistics Biostatistics

Job Description

Job details

Job Type
Full-time
90-100%
Fixed term

Full Job Description

First of all some of our plus points

  • An almost unbelievably large variety of topics and an ingenious mix of research and teaching.
  • Many contacts with young, inquisitive people from all over the world who want to achieve something.
  • Curiosity is required, and not too little. And a lot of independence and personal responsibility.
  • Uncomplicated exchange, even beyond departmental boundaries.
  • National and international networking as well as contacts in politics, administration, business and society.

What are you doing here

  • Collaboration on an exciting research project (funded by the SNSF) at the interface of the topics P2P Lending, Machine Learning, Credit Risk Modelling
  • Writing a cumulative doctoral thesis and scientific articles with the aim of publication in leading international scientific journals
  • Active participation in the acquisition of third-party funds for research funding
  • Support for teaching in the Finance, Accounting, and Tax department
  • Opportunity to do a doctorate in cooperation with a leading international university

What you ideally bring with you

  • A very good master's degree in economics or a related field (e.g. statistics, mathematics, industrial engineering) or are about to graduate
  • Experience or interest in quantitative empirical analyzes and very good knowledge of statistical applications (Stata, R, Python)
  • Ideally very good knowledge of quantitative modeling of financial markets, econometrics, machine learning/AI or empirical quantitative research
  • You have excellent written and spoken English
  • Perseverance, interest and fun in scientific work

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