PhD Position, School of Mathematical Sciences

SFI Research Frontiers Programme 2007 - PhD Position in Financial Algebra

A Ph.D. position for carrying out arbitrage analysis of currency exchange rates using max-plus algebra, is currently available in the School of Mathematical Sciences, University College Cork, Ireland under the supervision of Professor Bernard Hanzon. The research in Financial Mathematics carried out in this PhD position will explore new possibilities to analyze arbitrage opportunities, or to prove that no-arbitrage conditions hold, and to construct and apply algorithms for this purpose. This forms part of a larger research project in Financial Algebra.
Further information and informal enquiries may be made to

This position is funded by the Science Foundation Ireland under the Research Frontiers Programme 2007.

Student stipend: €16,000 per annum plus fees            

Please note:

Applicants are requested to submit a full curriculum vitae with contact details of two referees to

Professor Bernard Hanzon
School of Mathematical Sciences,
College of Science, Engineering and Food Science,
University College Cork, Ireland.

There is a continuous application procedure with an initial closing date of 15 November 2007, with a starting point of 1 January 2008 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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