Senior Quantitative Analyst – Portfolio Construction and Multi-Asset Research - Nice - France

About Scientific Beta

As part of its policy of transferring know-how to the industry, EDHEC-Risk Institute has set up ERI Scientific Beta. ERI Scientific Beta is an original initiative which aims to favour the adoption of the latest advances in smart beta design and implementation by the whole investment industry.
Its academic origin provides the foundation for its strategy: offer, in the best economic conditions possible, the smart beta solutions that are most proven scientifically with full transparency of both the methods and the associated risks.

As part of its international development programme and in order to strengthen its index development activity, the EDHEC group, one of Europe's leading research and teaching institutions, is recruiting a Senior Quantitative Analyst for ERI Scientific Beta in Nice, France.

Senior Quantitative Analyst – Portfolio Construction and Multi-Asset Research — one vacancy in Nice, France - Full-time position

The successful candidate will have a sound academic background in quantitative finance and econometrics and solid experience with computational tools (MatLab).
A typical profile would be a graduate with a master's degree in engineering and finance from a leading school in economics and finance (ENSAE or equivalent).
A strong interest in the areas of empirical finance and quantitative research is required along with significant previous experience in a financial institution.

Under the supervision of the Director of Research & Product Development, the successful candidate will participate in ERI Scientific Beta's work in applied asset management research with the design and implementation of advanced performance and risk analyses (transaction costs, performance attribution, etc.) in the areas of equities, fixed-income and multi-asset.
Besides excellent organisational skills, ability to work independently and to solve problems, excellent report writing skills are also required as the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research publications. Written and spoken English is essential while spoken French would be an asset.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to Ms Maud Gauchon.
Your salary will be determined according to the EDHEC pay scale, based on your qualifications and prior experience.

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