Research Fellowship in social studies of Finance at Edinburgh University
May 10, 2012
The intellectual challenge: investment managers control around $100 trillion, the bulk of the world’s financial capital. Help us understand how they choose where to invest it.
The context: the School of Social and Political Science, in a large, predominantly qualitative project led by Professor Donald MacKenzie and funded by the European Research Council: Evaluation Practices in Financial Markets (EPIFM).
The successful candidate will have either a PhD in the social sciences and experience of similar research, together with a reasonable background in mathematics; or extensive academic/practitioner experience of finance.
This fixed-term post is available from 1 September 2012 to 31 August 2015. Appointment will be made on the Grade 7 Scale, £30,122 – £35,938.