The Auckland Centre for Financial Research strives for excellence in empirical finance and applied financial econometric research. Its members publish in leading finance journals, and present at top finance conferences around the globe. The Centre currently has 8 internal members, 6 external members, 3 postdocs and 6 PhD students. The Centre further hosts numerous international research visitors. As a postdoc at the Centre you will contribute to the research profile of the Centre and its reputation for research excellence. The Auckland Centre for Financial research hosts the Auckland Finance Meeting - a conference that attracts leading speakers from around the world.
It is envisaged that the successful applicant will make significant contributions to joint projects with members of the centre. In addition, it is expected that the applicant will bring forth other research projects and apply for research funding outside the university. The applicant may be involved in data collection, modelling, reviewing literature, and the writing of academic articles that are to be submitted to leading finance journals.
The successful applicant will have completed (or be near completion) of a PhD with a strong empirical focus. In addition, it is preferred that the applicant has strong econometric software/programming skills in a suitable econometric software package. Applicants should be able to demonstrate strong communication skills (both oral and written) and should be able to work well as part of a research team. The centre currently subscribes to the following main databases: Datastream, SIRCA (Thomson Reuters Tick History, etc.), Compustat, Bloomberg, Osiris, Bankscope and various other data subscriptions.
For further information please contact Professor Bart Frijns, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +64 9 921 9999 ext. 5706.
Application Deadline : 17 May 2015
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