PhD position in the area of Computational Economics and Finance

at University of Basel
Published March 13, 2023
Location Basel, Switzerland
Category Machine Learning  
Job Type Scholarship  


The Computational Economics and Finance unit (, head: Prof. Dietmar Maringer) is focusing on machine learning, simulation, computational intelligence, and data analytics for economics and business, with a strong emphasis on finance and applications in economics and business. We invite applications for a PhD position (employment as a teaching and research assistant) starting 1 August 2023 or by agreement.

Your position


Your profile

  • graduates with a MSc / MA in areas such as economics, finance, business, computational sciences, or related disciplines
  • strong quantitative background
  • keen interest in computational methods and their applications in finance and economics
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of German is an advantage


We offer you

We offer the opportunity to conduct high-quality research in a dynamic, innovative scientific working environment. Conditions of employment and salary are governed by the personnel and salary regulations of the University of Basel.

Application / Contact

Please send your electronic application before April 9, 2023, directly to Prof. Dietmar Maringer ( Your documents (pdf) should include:

  • an up-to-date CV
  • a letter of motivation
  • an outline of preferred research topic
  • transcripts of university course work (including grades)
  • a sample of academic writing (master thesis, seminar paper, research paper etc.)