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August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Aalto University

School of Business
Department of Finance
Postdoctoral Researcher in Finance

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463592
Date Posted: 10/04/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Finance
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Espoo, FINLAND
JEL Classification: G1 -- Asset Markets and Pricing
Keywords:
Finance, data science, empirical finance, data governance
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Aalto University School of Business Department of Finance invites applications for:
Postdoctoral Researcher in Finance

The position is located in the Department of Finance and funded by Academy of Finland project Data-Driven Society.
The Finance Group is strongly dedicated to research, as shown by a stream of research published in top finance journals. The department is one of the top finance departments in Europe and is equipped with all major commercial Finance databases and hosts several proprietary databases. In this role, you will work closely with Professor Matti Suominen and the rest of the department. For more information about research activities, please visit https://www.aalto.fi/en/department-of-finance.

The role and key tasks:

As a post doc researcher, you are expected to coordinate and further develop (mainly) finance and economics databases and assist in data governance. Roughly 50% of working time may be spent on independent scientific research.
The exact role can be somewhat tailored based on your strengths as well as your long-term career goals.

What we expect from you:

As an ideal candidate, you have a PhD in empirical finance, economics or data science and a desire to work with our strong research group in quantitative finance and asset pricing. In addition, you have strong interpersonal and communication skills for effectively communicating complex research issues, and working in good collaboration with your team.

For more information about the position and the application process: https://www.aalto.fi/en/open-positions/postdoctoral-researcher-in-finance

About Aalto University and the School of Business:

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our main campus is located in the capital region, Espoo, Finland.

The Aalto University School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Europe. The School has the three most important international quality accreditations in the field. The School of Business is an innovative and lively community of about 3500 students and 400 members of faculty and staff. US News ranked Aalto’s Business and Economics at #55 globally in 2018.

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 12/15/2019
Application Instructions:
Please submit your application materials by December 15, 2019.