Derivative Gamma Exposure and Underlying Asset Variance
Creating reports on derivative exchange data; building database of options data; computational work involving calculation of option market measures; and empirical analysis of results.
A PhD/Master’s degree in Quantitative Finance or a related discipline, and no more than a total of 6 years of service at the University. Strong understanding of derivative markets and the practice of hedging derivatives and option market making (e.g. delta and gamma hedging); excellent English language comprehension and communication skills; and being highly motivated are required. Experience in coding with Matlab or a similar numerical computing environment (e.g. NumPy) is preferred. Ability to use LaTeX, STATA, Matlab, SAS, SQL would be an advantage.
Candidates with a PhD and no more than 3 years’ experience after the award of a PhD degree may be considered for appointment as Postdoc.
Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.
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