Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Banking and Finance

The Laboratory for Financial Engineering of the Faculty of Administrative Sciences, Laval University, Quebec, Canada is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Banking and Finance, subject to satisfactory performance appraisals, for a period of up to three years.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Ideally, the candidate has obtained in the last 5 years his Ph.D. degree and is expected to conduct empirical, theoretical or both research using micro and/or macro approaches on financial intermediation and regulation studying various topics which include banks’ capital, risk and regulatory implications (Basel III, bank supervision, market discipline, financial stability, systemic risk, liquidity risk among other issues), ownership structure (risk and efficiency implications), banking market structure, lending behavior and economic activity but are not limited to these.

Extensive data (Bloomberg, S&P Capital IQ, Reuters 3000Xtra, S&P Compustat, SAS Database, CRSP Database, CRSP Mutual Funds, Datastream and TSXE CFMRC) are available from FSA ULaval Carmand-Normand and Jean-Turmel Trading Rooms which are among the best in the world.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicants must submit the following package: 1) A Curriculum Vitae, 2) Transcripts of records, 3) A sample of published articles and working papers, 4) A comprehensive research proposal, and 5) Two (2) reference letters to vanson.lai@fas.ulaval.ca by July 31, 2013. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive but we will continue to consider applications until the position is filled.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

For further inquiry and information, please contact:
Van Son Lai, Ph.D., CFA
Professor of finance
Codirector of Laval University Financial Engineering Laboratory
Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate
Faculty of Administrative Sciences (FSA ULaval)
Laval University
2325, rue de la Terrasse
Quebec (Quebec), G1V 0A6, CANADA
Tel: Work (418) 656-2131, Ext. 3943
Email: vanson.lai@fas.ulaval.ca

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