Post-Doctoral 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 beginning at the start of the academic year (i.e. fall of 2019).

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 and 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.

QUALIFCATION REQUIRMENTS: Candidates should 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. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions. Proven ability to clearly articulate specific information in areas of subject matter expertise. Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, one or more statistical programs is required

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at by attaching a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on February 8, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.

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 questions about the position, please contact Pedro Matos at

For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom at

Information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit and

Application Procedure

Apply online at by attaching a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

About the Organization

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

For Additional Questions

Job ID

ID: J4626