Postdoctoral Fellowship in Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The Finance area at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management offers a two‐year postdoctoral fellowship for recent graduates with a Ph.D. in Finance or Economics, with research interests in financial economics.

Postdocs work closely with Owen finance faculty on new research projects, while making progress toward publication of their current work. To be eligible, candidates must complete their Ph.D. by July prior to starting the fellowship. The strongest candidates will be those whose research interests align closely with Owen faculty and where the postdoc and faculty member can foresee developing joint research projects. We encourage applicants to look at Owen finance faculty webpage and identify specific faculty with similar research interests.

Fellowship Details
Accepted postdocs receive an annual salary plus benefits, as well as an annual allowance for research/conference‐related travel and expenses. In addition, the school provides a single standard computer and IT support. During the period of the fellowship, the postdocs are expected to be in residence, work closely with faculty on research projects, participate actively in research seminars at Owen, and otherwise contribute to the research mission of the school. Teaching opportunities may be available for qualified individuals. Information on current Owen postdocs and prior Owen postdoc placements is available on the Owen website.

About Vanderbilt Business
The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University is dedicated exclusively to graduate management education. It has an enrollment of over 500 full‐time students in its full‐time MBA, Health Care MBA, Executive MBA, Americas MBA for Executives, Master of Science in Finance, Masters of Accountancy, Masters of Marketing, and Masters of Management in Health Care programs. The school’s 50 full‐time faculty members are actively engaged in research, which is supported in part through the school's four research centers, including the Financial Markets Research Center (FMRC), which fosters scholarly research on the financial markets, instruments, and institutions.

Application Procedure

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your background and interest in working with specific Owen faculty member(s), C.V., three letters of recommendation, and a sample research paper. Please have letters sent directly to Vanderbilt. The Committee will evaluate applications as they are submitted and the position will remain open until it is filled. The final deadline for submitting an application is May 31st. Final approval to hire is contingent on Owen budget approval.

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Application deadline: May 31, 2021

About the Organization

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Read our full statement.

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Job ID

ID: J8720