Research Associate

Title: Research Associate

  • Employer: PanAgora Asset Management
  • Location: Boston
  • Job Description: PanAgora Asset Management is seeking creative researchers to join Dynamic Equity Group to advance our successful global stock selection strategies. PhD candidates, faculty, and industry professionals with the strong desire to work in academic but market oriented environment. Candidates should demonstrate critical and original thinking. This opportunity represents an exciting career path in investment research and portfolio management.

    The role will involve collaboration with an entrepreneurial team of researchers/portfolio managers to
    • Conduct breakthrough analytical and statistical research for global equity ranking strategies
    • Generate creative out of the box ideas and rigorous quantitative analysis
    • Manipulate large data sets and perform econometric analysis
    • Analyze international markets, industry-specific, and macroeconomic data to forecast business, industry, and economic conditions
    • Share portfolio management responsibilities

    • Passion for research and creativity, talent, and entrepreneurial spirit
    • Superior analytical and problem solving skills
    • Strong statistical and mathematical modeling skills, knowledge of parametric and nonparametric techniques is required
    • Experience in alpha modeling
    • Strong programming and database skills, like SAS, SQL, R, etc
    • Coding and scripting skills, like C++, Perl, etc
    • Critical knowledge of global markets, international macroeconomic statistics, and economic/political developments
    • Excellent verbal communications skills
    • Ph.D. in quantitative disciplines is required, CFA designation is desired

    PanAgora Asset Management:
    Founded in 1989, PanAgora Asset Management is a premier provider of investment solutions spanning most major asset classes and risk ranges. Dynamic Equity Group is an industry leading quantitative equity manager with a strong performance and growth. We seek to provide investment solutions using sophisticated quantitative techniques that incorporate fundamental insights and vast amounts of market information. While PanAgora’s investment strategies are highly systematic in nature, the processes deployed are built and overseen by talented professionals with significant and diverse investment experience. Innovative research plays a central role in our investment philosophy and process, and is an essential component of our firm’s ability to consistently deliver alpha for our clients.

  • Application Deadline: 12/21/2012
  • Other Info: Please, submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, and letters of reference to in the following format “Lastname Firstname document”

    We will conduct interviews at the AFA conference in San Diego, Jan. 3-6, 2013.

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