Research Associate

Job Description & Qualification

The Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management invite applications for a post-doctoral research associate position beginning in July 2023.

The research associate will work closely with the Center's academic director, primarily supporting research and data analysis pertaining to the Center's various on-going research projects. The successful candidate will advance a number of research projects from conceptualization through publication, formulate research methods, suggest options for improving quality, identify potential problems, recommend and implement solutions, and collaborate in the development of new techniques. We expect that a significant portion of time will be devoted to collaborating with other faculty.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a PhD in Finance or related field by the start date. Candidates must show potential for excellence in research on topics related broadly to Investments, Institutional Investors or Asset Management. Candidates must also demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions, and proven ability to clearly articulate specific information in areas of subject matter expertise. Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and one or more statistical programs is required.

This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Pedro Matos, Professor, at

For questions about the application process, please contact Michele Jarman, Faculty Search Advisor, at

For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit and

Application Procedure

Please visit UVA job board: and search for “R0042549." Complete an application and attach:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters.

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

Review of applications will begin December 10, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

For Additional Questions

Job ID

ID: J12369