The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) (formerly Hang Seng Management College), established in 2010, has five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation), about 5,000 full-time students and 200 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique...

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) (formerly Hang Seng Management College), established in 2010, has five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation), about 5,000 full-time students and 200 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSUHK is residential-type institution which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities. We aspire to be a leading liberal arts oriented private university in the region, featuring top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful RGC-funded research and excellent student support services. Our aim is to nurture young talents with critical thinking, creativeness, human caring attitude, ethical values, social responsibilities.

The University now invites applications for the following position to work in the Research Project “On the Uncertainty of Value-at-Risk of Individual Risk”, funded by the Research Grants Council (RGC):

Research Fellow – Department of Mathematics and Statistics (Ref: RF (MST-FDS14/P02/16) 2019-01-11)

Job level Middle
Education Master Degree
Location
Shatin
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Gratuity, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Science / Lab / Research > Others
Published On 11/01/2019
ref. RF (MST-FDS14/P02/16) 2019-01-11

 

The appointee will assist the project leader in conducting research in field of financial mathematics and risk management. Research duties include, but not limited to, literature review, model building, programming and numerical analysis.

Applicants should:

  • possess a master’s degree, preferably with a doctoral degree, in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Finance or a related field;
  • be able to write MATLAB and/or R codes; and
  • be able to work independently.

Applicants with educational background in financial mathematics, extreme value theory, and risk management will be an advantage.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary by email to hr@hsu.edu.hk or by post to Human Resources Office, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong on or before 27 January 2019.  Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover.

Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All information received will be treated in strict confidence, and the data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.  The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee, is an equal opportunity employer.