Faculty Position at ENSAE Paris‐CREST Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science

ENSAE Paris-Tech and CREST are currently inviting applications for a position at the level of associate or full professor in quantitative finance and/or actuarial science. Candidates should have an excellent scientific level with a recognized research activity in statistics and significant experience of teaching. The position starting date will be September 1, 2019.


Applications are encouraged from candidates with a broad expertise at the interface between the areas covered at ENSAE-CREST, namely quantitative finance, financial econometrics, actuarial science, Data-Science applied to finance/actuarial issues. The successful candidate will have a PhD, and will have published in top academic journals in finance, econometrics, actuarial science and/or statistics. He/she will have demonstrated ability to teach quantitative finance, actuarial science, statistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


The position is for an initial three-year term, with a renewal option in case of positive evaluation of research and teaching activities. A possible tenure option can be considered after the six-year term. Salary for suitably qualified applicants is competitive and commensurate with experience and scientific level.


Applicants should submit (in French or in English):

  • A curriculum vitae detailing the research and the teaching experience ;
  • A statement of research and teaching interests (2-4 pages) ;
  • Names and addresses of three or more individuals willing to provide letters of reference

Applications should be submitted at : recruitment(at)ensae.fr by email before

March 15, 2019

Selected candidates will be invited to present their work and project at ENSAE‐CREST.

Additional Information

If you have any questions, please e-mail :

  • Jean-Michel Zakoian, head of the Finance/Insurance lab: zakoian(at)ensae.fr
  • Pierre Biscourp, Director of ENSAE Paris : pierre.biscourp(at)ensae.fr

About the Finance / Insurance group of CREST
Members of the group of Finance/Insurance of CREST have recently published papers in Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Mathematical Finance, Finance and Stochastics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Financial Econometrics.

About ENSAE Paris
ENSAE Paris is one of the leading French “Grandes écoles” in the fields of economics, finance, actuarial science, statistics and econometrics. ENSAE Paris and CREST have moved in 2017 to the campus of Ecole polytechnique, in the south of Paris. ENSAE Paris is in the process of building, together with Ecole polytechnique, ENSTA ParisTech, Télécom ParisTech and Télécom SudParis, a world-class institute of science and technology.

Please visit our websites www.ensae.fr and www.crest.fr for general information about ENSAE and CREST. Information (in French only) about the activities and members of the Finance group can be found here.