Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Financial Economics

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
The pay is $50,000 a year, plus benefits as well as an annual allowance of $2,500 for resch. travel.
Mar 07, 2018
May 06, 2018
Contract Type

The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University is offering a two‐year post‐doctoral fellowship for a newly‐graduating Ph.D. in Finance or Economics, with research interests in financial economics.

Post Docs are expected to work closely with Owen faculty on new research projects, while making progress toward publication of their current work. To be eligible, candidates must complete their Ph.D. by Summer 2018. The strongest candidates will be those whose interests align closely with Owen faculty, and where the post‐doc and faculty member can foresee developing joint research projects. We encourage applicants to look in detail at Owen faculty research, and identify faculty with similar interests and ongoing research activity. To see a list of our faculty, select “Finance” under subject area on this page: (

The two‐year fellowship will begin in August of 2018. The pay is $50,000 a year, plus benefits as well as an annual allowance of up to $2,500 for research/conference‐related travel and expenses. In addition, the school will provide a single standard computer and computer support. During the period of the fellowship, the fellows are expected to be in residence, work with faculty on research projects, and participate in research seminars in the school. There may be an opportunity to contribute to the teaching mission of the school by covering needed classes for additional compensation.

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. Owen enrolls students from all parts of the United States and 30 countries.

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. Candidates are encouraged to apply by April 15, 2018, but we will accept later applications as long as the position is not yet filled.

Vanderbilt is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer

Please click the link below to apply.