Senior Quantitative Equity Researcher

Florham Park, New Jersey
Nov 07, 2017
Jan 06, 2018
Finance Industry
Analyst, Fund Management
Contract Type

Jacobs Levy is seeking a Senior Quantitative Equity Researcher for our Florham Park, NJ office who is passionate about equity investment and motivated to outperform the market. Responsibilities include:

  • conducting exploratory data analysis
  • empirical research into U.S. and global equity market inefficiencies
  • reviewing financial literature
  • developing new and improving existing investment models by identifying novel investment ideas and innovative data sources
  • creating innovative investment strategies

Ideal candidates will look to combine creative insights with research to make sound investment decisions. Requirements include:

  • PhD in finance, econometrics, or related quantitative discipline 
  • familiarity with fundamental, expectational and market data
  • solid knowledge of asset pricing literature
  • strong programming skills, preferably experienced with large datasets
  • at least 3 years of empirical equity research experience
  • desire to work in a highly intellectual, collaborative team environment 
  • independent thinker with good economic intuition and demonstrated record of original research
  • hard-working, self-motivated with strong attention to detail

Jacobs Levy Equity Management focuses exclusively on managing equity portfolios for institutional clients. Building on the pioneering research of founders Bruce Jacobs and Ken Levy, the firm has developed a unique, multidimensional, dynamic approach to investing that combines human insight and intuition, finance and behavioral theory, leading-edge quantitative and statistical methods, and over 30 years of proprietary research. Jacobs Levy manages assets for a prestigious global roster of corporate defined benefit and defined contribution plans, public retirement systems, sub-advised funds, and endowments/foundations, many of which are Pensions & Investments’ “Top 200 Pension Funds/Sponsors.”

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