The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), campus Brussels is located in the center of Brussels in a lively international neighbourhood. The Faculty of Economics and Business is one of Belgium’s leading institution offering business and management programmes in Dutch and in English. Our programmes and our research successfully integrate business applications and academic theory. The Finance research group (Campus Brussels) is looking for a doctoral researcher to conduct empirical or theoretical research in the area of banking and financial economics.
We offer employment as a full-time doctoral researcher starting between March 2021 and September 2021,for a period of 4 years (pending positive annual evaluations). The successful candidate will work under the joint supervision of Prof. Tarik Roukny and Prof.Tamas Vadasz on policy-oriented finance research, while developing his or her own agenda as an independent researcher.
To apply, you will need to meet the formal criteria for Ph.D. students at KULeuven (https://feb.kuleuven.be/research/PhD/businesseconomics/admission_application). In addition to your CV, copies of diploma certificates and transcripts, GRE/GMAT scores and proof of language proficiency, please attach the following documents to your application:
Research proposal (Maximum 2000 words): Please develop a research proposal which reflects why you are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Finance and a career in academic research and how you relate to the areas of research of the supervisors. This proposal need not be perfect at this stage nor do we expect you to stick to it. However, we do expect you to provide us an insight into your experience, skills and your research interest, as well as your current ability to formulate a research question which might make a useful contribution to the field.
Letters of recommendations: Two academic reference letters mailed by the referee directly to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information please contact Prof. dr. Tarik Roukny, tel.: +32 16 32 65 11, mail: email@example.com or Prof. dr. Tamas Vadasz, tel.: +32 2 608 14 32, mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can apply for this job no later than February 28, 2021 via the online application tool
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|Title||Vacancy for a PhD-position in Finance - Faculty of Economics and Business|
|Job location||Oude Markt 13, 3000 Leuven|
|Published||November 17, 2020|
|Application deadline||February 28, 2021|
|Job types||PhD  |
|Fields||Econometrics,   Financial Economics,   Finance,   Business Economics  |