Type of position
BI Norwegian Business School: The Department of Financial Economics is currently inviting applications for new doctoral scholarships, start date early autumn 2014. The PhD specialization in Finance focuses on developing doctoral students' theoretical knowledge and methodological skills required to become successful researchers in the area of finance. We encourage applications from students with solid quantitative skills and a strong background in disciplines such as finance, economics, statistics, and mathematics, who are interested in an academic career in research and teaching, and possess strong communication and analytical skills. We welcome research interests and project proposals, theoretical or empirical, in areas such as asset pricing, corporate finance, corporate governance, portfolio management, banking, market microstructure, experimental finance, and behavioral finance. We expect our graduates to be employed at leading academic institutions, research departments of international or national regulatory organizations, or investment firms.
The Department of Financial Economics consists of highly international faculty (currently from more than 15 nationalities) with PhDs from some of the world’s best schools (Berkeley, Brown University, Carnegie-Mellon University, University of Chicago, UCLA, USC, among others). The doctoral program is an important element of the department’s research agenda and of BI’s vision of being one of the leading research business schools in Europe. The selected candidates will be working closely with faculty and will join a group of 7-10 PhD students in the department. Applicants must have completed a two year (120 ECTS) Master’s Degree with thesis work (preferably a Master of Science) by early autumn 2014 to be considered for a scholarship.
More information and instructions on how to apply may be found on BIs webpage: http://www.bi.edu/research/doctoral-programme/PhD-Scholarships/