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Investment Management
Investment Strategy Group
Economist – Retirement / Lifecycle Investing

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453237
Date Posted: 08/01/2015
Date Inactive: 10/29/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist – Retirement / Lifecycle Investing
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Malvern, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Quantitative Analytics
Behavioral Finance
Behavioral Economics
Lifecycle Investing
Investment Research

Full Text of JOE Listing:

Vanguard seeks an Economist / Investment Analyst for its Investment Strategy Group to help formulate and research Vanguard’s Retirement / Lifecycle Investing agenda, serve as resource for internal investment groups and participate in generating department-initiated topics for internal and external clients/prospects.

Responsibilities include:

Analyzes complex investment research issues, focusing on portfolio construction, asset allocation strategies, and investment advice.

Performs quantitative analysis and offers opinions and recommendations.

Prepares and presents written and statistical analyses as needed for clients, prospects, senior management and the media. Contributes written material for internal and external publications.

Assists in the creation of investment-related presentations given by Vanguard senior management.

Collaborates with global functional teams to support "one global voice" for Vanguard as it pertains to investment philosophy and approach.

Participates in group discussions designed to identify and debate investment issues and potential research projects. Develops recommendations on new research topics or quantitative methodologies.

• Recently awarded or expected Ph.D., or Post-Doctoral work in one of the following: Retirement / Lifecycle Investing or Behavioral Finance / Behavioral Economics
• Two years of relevant professional working experience is a plus, preferably with a research or economic policy “think tank” organization.
• Strong presentation and writing skills.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 10/29/2015