JOE - November 2012

Investments, Multi Asset Strategies
Global Market Strategies Group (GMSG)
Quantitative Global Macro Researcher
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Quantitative Global Macro Researcher
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: San Francisco, CA, USA
London, England, United Kingdom
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
D4 -- Market Structure and Pricing
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
E3 -- Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
F3 -- International Finance
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting
Keywords: Asset Management, Global Market Strategies, Risk Management, Financial Markets, Global Finance, Empirical Research, Finance
Deadline Date: 12/12/2012
Salary Range: Competitive

JOE ID Number: 201211_397880

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BlackRock is a preeminent asset manager that provides global investment management, risk management, and advisory services, designed to gain broad exposure to the world's capital markets.

The Global Market Strategies Group (GMSG) is focused on managing Blackrock's scientific active macroeconomic strategies including global tactical asset allocation, active currency, and active commodities strategies.

GMSG is seeking a candidate to conduct original research and generate alpha signals that forecast excess returns.
The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding empirical research skills, excellent interpersonal and client-facing skills, work experience in financial markets, and a passion for thinking critically about financial markets across asset classes.

-Conduct original research that forecasts returns across the following asset classes: foreign exchange, bonds, equities, commodities,credit.
-Remain up-to-date on developments in global financial markets and economics.
-Work as part of a global team to maximize client returns.

-Impeccable character with high ethical and quality standards.
-Demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality empirical research.
-Creativity and capability to move from ideas to implementable investment insights.
-Confidence to credibly represent the firm and to champion new products/ideas internally.
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Interested applicants who plan on attending the 2013 ASSA conference, should apply online at

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