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Multi-Asset Strategies
Quantitative Global Macro Researcher - Job Number: 142930

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451940
Date Posted: 10/24/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Quantitative Global Macro Researcher - Job Number: 142930
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES
New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Princeton, New Jersey, UNITED STATES
London, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
G1 -- General Financial Markets
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Salary Range: Competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Multi Asset Strategies (MAS) group is comprised of investment teams in London, Princeton, New York, and San Francisco that invest in all asset classes.

MAS seeks candidates to conduct original research and generate alpha signals that forecast excess returns. The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding empirical research skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for thinking critically about financial markets across asset classes.

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

Skills
•Impeccable character with high ethical and quality standards.
•An advanced degree in economics or finance.
•Demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality empirical research.
•Proven ability to work independently with limited oversight
•Creativity and capability to move from ideas to implementable investment insights.
•Confidence to credibly represent the firm and to champion new products/ideas internally.
•Passion for generating outstanding performance for clients



Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/15/2014