Research Associate

A Research Associate position is available at the AIMS Ghana research centre in stochastic and finance. The award is tenable for a period of up to 16 months from May 2023. The position is funded by the Alexander von Humboldt foundation under the German Research Chair in “Mathematics and its Applications” of Olivier Menoukeu Pamen.

The area of research will be centred on stochastic differential equations, (forward) backward stochastic differential equations with singular coefficients, dynamical systems.

The ideal candidate is expected to:

Along with the application form, documents to be submitted include:

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is a foundation established by the government of the Federal Republic of Germany and funded by the Federal Foreign Office, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development as well as other national and international partners. The Foundation promotes international academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from Germany and from abroad.

The German Research Chair in Mathematics and its Applications at AIMS Ghana, is funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The German Research Chair’s work focuses on stochastic analysis and its applications, and through this position, there have been collaborations between AIMS Ghana and other AIMS Centres, institutions in Africa, in Germany, and globally.

The award is up to 34000 Euro a year.

Job title:  Research Associate (fixed-term post)

AIMS Ghana Research Centre

Application Closing date: Monday 3rd April 2023

Interview date: Tuesday 11th April 2023


All enquiries should be sent via email to the Academic Manager, Dr. Angela Tabiri: with the subject “Research Associate position in Stochastic and Finance”.


Download PDF