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Swiss Finance Institute at Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano

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SFI Post-Doctoral Research Fellow / Maitre-Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454726
Date Posted: 11/10/2015
Date Inactive: 12/08/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: SFI Post-Doctoral Research Fellow / Maitre-Assistant
Section: International: Other Academic (Part-time or Adjunct)
Location: Lugano, Ticino, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Empirical Finance
Corporate Governance
Capital Market Regulation
Salary Range: Chf 80,000 - 100,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Swiss Finance Institute (SFI) at Università della Svizzera italiana opens a post-doctoral research position. SFI is a foundation created in 2006 by Switzerland's banking and finance community in cooperation with leading Swiss universities.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct empirical research in finance, preferably but not exclusively in the areas capital market regulation, corporate governance, and crowdfunding. The candidate is expected to contribute to collaborative research projects and grant proposals and publish high-quality research.

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The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications:

-Ph.D. in Finance, Economics, or related discipline, with strong foundation in quantitative methods, and a keen interest in empirical finance;

-Familiarity with econometric analysis and software (STATA, R, etc.) and in experience gathering and processing financial data;

-Ideally programming and Database Experience;

-Excellent command of English and Swiss languages (German or Italian).

The position starts as soon as possible, or at a date to be arranged. It is assumed that the candidate for this position is willing to work at the SFI Lugano-USI and reside in Ticino, Switzerland.

Interviews can be scheduled during the ASSA meetings in San Francisco January 2016.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/22/2015
Reference Instructions:
Prof. Dr. Eric Nowak
Swiss Finance Institute
Università della Svizzera italiana
Via Guiseppe Buffi 13
CH-6904 Lugano

Application Instructions:
Please submit your application package in electronic format to with a complete CV, motivation letter, job market paper, and reference letters to:

Prof. Dr. Eric Nowak
Swiss Finance Institute
Università della Svizzera italiana
Via Guiseppe Buffi 13
CH-6904 Lugano