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Sr. Research Analyst, Equity

Position: Senior Research Analyst

Group: Equity Investments

Reports to: Managing Director, Head of Dynamic Equity Investments

Status: Full-Time Exempt

Summary: Working as a member of a quantitative portfolio management team to improve existing quantitative strategies and to develop new stock-selection models.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct statistical and economic research for global and international equity strategies by generating creative ideas and rigorous quantitative analysis
  • Manipulate large sets of data and perform econometric analysis; knowledge of parametric and nonparametric techniques is required
  • Analyze international financial markets, industry-specific, and macroeconomic data to forecast business, industry and economic conditions and trends in order to make investment decisions

Essential Skills, Experience and Training:

  • An advanced degree (PhD or MS) with strong background in Finance, Statistics, and Computational Science
  • 7+ years of experience in quantitative research / portfolio management in active equity strategies
  • In-depth knowledge of quantitative alpha source research and modeling
  • Relevant experience in empirical research into Global equity market strategies and working with large data sets
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Passion for research and creativity
  • Critical knowledge of the relevant theoretical and empirical alpha factor research, forecasting methodologies and portfolio construction techniques
  • Strong programming and database skills including Python, SQL, etc.
  • Knowledge of financial and macroeconomic databases like Compustat, Worldscope, IBES, Datastream, CRSP, IFS
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills
  • Unquestionable ethical standards

 

Company Overview

Founded in 1989, PanAgora (Greek for across marketplace) Asset Management is a premier provider of investment solutions spanning most major asset classes and risk ranges.  We seek to provide investment solutions using sophisticated quantitative techniques that incorporate fundamental insights and vast amounts of market information.  While PanAgora’s investment strategies are highly systematic in nature, the processes deployed within these strategies are built and overseen by talented professionals with significant and diverse investment experience.  Innovative research plays a central role in our investment philosophy and process, and is an essential component of our firm’s ability to deliver attractive investment solutions.  Investment teams are organized into an Equity Strategies group and a Multi Asset Strategies group.   Most investment team members are engaged in original research using fundamental intuition, market intelligence, modern finance and scientific methods.
We are committed to providing clients with reliable investment processes, consistent performance, transparency, and access to our investment resources. Our client base is comprised of institutional investors across the globe, including public & private retirement funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments & foundations, and sub-advisory mandates.

Interested candidates should send their resume to Careers@Panagora.com.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. If there is an interest, you will be contacted directly.

PanAgora is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to job applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, sex, marital status, color, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy, ancestry or sexual orientation. PanAgora is committed to maintaining an environment that is free from discrimination as well as adhering to applicable federal and state laws.