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The Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS) and the Institute of Computer Science of the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt invite applications for the following position, which we aim to fill at the earliest possible date:

Helmut O. Maucher Endowment Junior (Assistant) Professorship (W1) for Systemic Risks

In cooperation with the LOEWE-Center Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe (SAFE) the assistant professor analyzes finance data with regard to systemic risks. Here,  game theory, data mining, machine learning and statistical analysis of complex systems provide important methods. Mechanisms of expectations shall be investigated using formal approaches from game theory and with regard to psychological aspects. Financial and economic aspects shall be compared and contrasted with other systems.

We are seeking a distinguished candidate from computer science which has an excellent publication record in at least one of the areas mentioned above. Experience in cross-disciplinary cooperation and successful acquisition of third party funding are requested.

The position comes with appropriate teaching obligations within the institute for computer science. The candidate is also expected to take part in some of the administration tasks required by the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics.

The assistant professor will be initially hired for a period of three years, with the possibility of extension for another three years subject to a successful evaluation. For further information regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments, please see

Internationally recognized academics with an excellent track record on research and teaching are invited to submit their application with curriculum vitae (scientific and professional experience), publication list, description of research plans, details of teaching experiences and copies of certificates until June 30, 2014 to the Dean of Computer Science and Mathematics, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, e-Mail:



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