International Scholarships

Monday, April 30, 2007

[England] PhD Studentship in Capital Modelling in Insurance - City University London

PhD Studentship (Capital Modelling in Insurance) Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance

£17,000pa + fees for 3.5 years

(Ref: PhD)

Closing date for applications: 21 June 2007

This studentship, sponsored by Lloyd's of London and based in the Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance, offers a unique opportunity for an exceptional candidate to carry out leading edge research, whilst also gaining experience in the world's leading specialist insurance market.

Applicants should have a Master's degree, preferably with distinction, in Finance, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Economics or a closely related discipline; or equivalent.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate strong mathematical and analytical skills, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Effective communication in academic and business environments is essential. Previous experience in research or insurance/financial services would be desirable.

The bursary will cover full tuition fees and a maintenance grant of £17,000 per annum (payable monthly) over 42 months with effect from 1 October 2007 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Application forms and further details are available from:

or email:
(Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Andreas Tsanakas, email: or tel: +44 (0)20 7040 5166)

No comments: