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Associate Research Scientist

Columbia University, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department

Job Title: Associate Research Scientist
Job Location: New York , NY
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Social & behavioral sciences
Business: accounting/economics/finance
Mathematics & statistics
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2019-01-17
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Associate Research Scientist
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department
Columbia University

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) at Columbia University in New York City invites applications for an Associate Research Scientist position. The primary responsibility of the candidate is to conduct research in the area of systemic risk and network formation, including the assessment of policies targeting the regulation of financial markets.

The candidate is expected to work under the supervision of Professor Agostino Capponi. The candidate will also benefit from interactions with various faculty from the IEOR Department, Business School, and the School of International and Public Affairs. This is a five-month position with possibility of renewal depending on the progress achieved.

Job Requirements

Candidates must have a PhD degree in Economics, Operations Research, or Applied Mathematics. Additionally, candidates familiar with game theory, computational economics, convex and stochastic optimization, and continuous time stochastic modeling are highly preferred. Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate exceptional ability in their field of interest. They will have an outstanding research record commensurate with their level of experience.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Candidates should submit electronically to and Prof. Agostino Capponi ( the following: curriculum-vitae, a copy of their official degree transcript, and a representative research paper.

The applicants should also arrange to have two letters of recommendation submitted electronically to the same address.

The position will remain open until filled and applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.

Applicants can consult for more information about the department.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer---Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

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