The position provides a competitive stipend plus support for travel and research-related expenses. The Research Associate will work closely with the Center's director and other finance faculty, primarily supporting research and data analysis pertaining to research projects. The successful candidate will advance a number of research projects from conceptualization through publication, formulate research methods, suggest options for improving quality, identify potential problems, and implement solutions. There will be opportunities to connect with collaborators and mentors, and obtain feedback on research. The candidate's primary supervisor will be the Center Director, Professor Reena Aggarwal.
Qualifications Candidates must have a PhD in Finance or related field by the start date. Candidates must show potential for excellence in research on topics related to empirical corporate finance. Proficiency in using large databases typically used in finance research is required. Candidates must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to publish research in academic journals.
Application Instructions Application materials should be submitted in Interfolio. Applicants should submit (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vita; and (3) one research paper. Letters of recommendation will be requested for shortlisted candidates.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
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