Transitioning Economics PhDs to Academic Careers in Finance
June 4 - August 3, 2012
Virginia Tech, Pamplin College of Business Post Doctoral Bridge to Finance Program
The Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech is pleased to announce its fifth cohort of an AACSB-endorsed program to train Ph.D.s in Economics for tenure-track positions in Finance.
PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The eight-week/320-contact-hour residential program provides:
- Courses in the main fields of Finance.
- Training in research methodology and the development of research topics.
- Training in business school pedagogy.
PROGRAM BENEFITS: Having successfully completed the program, the graduating candidate will be deemed academically qualified by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) to transition to a tenure- track career in Finance.
PROGRAM COSTS: The payback period on the all-inclusive program cost of $32,500 is approximately one year based on the differential between average starting salaries in Finance and Economics.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT: A doctoral degree in Economics from an accredited program.
PROGRAM DETAILS: Visit the Finance Track of Virginia Tech's Post-Doctoral Bridge to Business Program at: http://www.aqbridge.pamplin.vt.edu or send an e-mail enquiry to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: If you are attending the ASSA Conference in Chicago in January 2012, please stop by the Virginia Tech booth (no: 401) to visit with Finance Department faculty for additional information.