JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Saint Louis University

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Postdoc Fellowship in Financial Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466715
Date Posted: 03/16/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoc Fellowship in Financial Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
G -- Financial Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship to work with Dr. Marcus Painter in conducting research using big data techniques to study open question in financial economics. This position will be a one-year fellowship – supported by the Sinquefield Center for Applied Economic Research at Saint Louis University – with renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance. To be eligible, candidates must have completed their PhD by summer 2021.

The ideal candidate will have a background in finance or economics with research interests related to FinTech and/or big data analytics in finance. The postdoc will have the opportunity to work with unique geospatial and text data and therefore will ideally have programming experience related to textual analysis or familiarity with studying geospatial or other types of big data. The successful candidate will also have strong econometric, general programming, and writing skills. This is a pure research position – the postdoc will be expected to assist with ongoing faculty projects while making progress towards publication of their own work.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit at least one sample research paper, a CV, and three letters of recommendation to Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, though all applications must be submitted by April 2, 2021.