PhD in Finance in The Field of Capital Market Research

Technical University of Munich, Germany is offering PhD position in information systems. There is no application deadline for this position.

Being one of the best faculties in Economics in Germany, the TUM School of Management is building a unique bridge between Management and Technology within an international teaching and learning environment. For our TUM Campus Heilbronn, the TUM School of Management of the Technical University of Munich is currently looking for a

Our requirements:

The candidates should have completed (or are completing) a Master's degree or equivalent in Management/Business, Economics, Business Mathematics, or Information Systems

Enthusiasm for conducting high quality and innovative empirical research in Finance

Intellectual curiosity and an interest in pursuing a career in academia

Strong statistical training and quantitative research methods

Experience with programming languages such as R, Python, Stata, or Matlab is highly desirable

Ability to work both independently and as part of a research team

Good interpersonal and organizational skills

Superior academic track record

Excellent English language skills

Your responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Sebastian Mller on research, focusing on Asset Pricing, Asset Management, and Behavioral Finance.

The doctoral candidate will support the teaching activities at the Center for Digital Transformation at TUM Campus Heilbronn.

In addition, the doctoral candidate will participate in the PhD program of TUM School of Management.

Our offer:

A stimulating, dynamic and multi-disciplinary research environment with good resources

A diverse and demanding job within a modern and prestigious university environment

Opportunity to work at the intersection of Management and Technology

The TUM Campus Heilbronn is located in a highly innovative high-tech region in Europe, which is strongly characterized by family-owned companies. The vibrant city offers a unique combination of imperial history and modern life, and is a beautiful place to live and work.

Attractive remuneration will be based on the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service of the Lnder (E13 TV-L)

Full-time position (part-time possible)

The vacant position can be filled from March 2020 or by arrangement

TUM strives to raise the proportion of women in its workforce and explicitly encourages applications from quali-fied women. Applications from disabled persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference.

Application procedure:

If you are interested in working in our team, please send your application together with your CV and supporting documentation to the Technical University of Munich, TUM School of Management, Ms. Juliane Hofmann, Arcisstrasse 21, 80333 Mnchen or by email no later than January 31, 2020 at

Your application should include:

- Motivation Letter including (i) your research interests; (ii) your knowledge of and experience with Finance and empirical research; and (iii) your reasons for applying for this position

- CV

- Degrees and transcripts

- GPA, GPA ranking (X/XX), university ranking for your Master's program, IELTS/TOEFL/GRE scores (if available)

- Reference letters or e-mail addresses of two university professors who know you well

- Writing sample (optional)

For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact us at We look forward to your application!

If you apply in writing, we request that you submit only copies of official documents, as we cannot return your materials after completion of the application process.

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