The Kent Business School, one of the leading business schools in the UK. Our aim is to provide individuals and organisations with the tools and knowledge to unlock innovation within our regional, national and international communities.
The PhD student will join the Business School at the University of Kent at Canterbury. Kent Business School is the business and management department of the University of Kent and has expertise in Management Science, Marketing, Management and Finance. Over the last five years the School has experienced a major shift in research culture and undergone considerable expansion appointing over 19 senior research-active academics. In the 2008 RAE, 55% of our research was classified as “world leading and internationally excellent” and the Business School leapt from the middle of the RAE table to the top third of all UK Business Schools.
Applications are invited for a full-time PhD studentship in the area of Quantitative Finance starting as soon as possible but no later than January 2011. The studentship will involve working on Numerical Techniques for Calibrating Market Price of Risk under the supervision of Professor Radu Tunaru. The project will involve applications using real-estate data, interest rate data and equity options data and it is covering both theoretical work and empirical work. The research is aiming at producing high-impact papers in top quality journals and also important recommendations to practitioners in the finance industry.
How to Apply:
Initial applications should be sent to Claire Baldock, Research Secretary, Kent Business School, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7PE, telephone 01227 823009, e-mail phdinfo-at-kent.ac.uk quoting ‘Tunaru PhD Studentship’ in the e-mail subject. Further details regarding the studentship are available through the web link below:
Application Deadline is 31 October, 2010
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