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Head of Quantitative Research

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Investment Management
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80691 Requisition #
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Skills & Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in finance, economics, mathematics or related field required.  Ph.D. strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing quantitative research teams.
  • Demonstrated track record of publishing in academic and/or practitioner-oriented journals.
  • Strong knowledge of the established asset pricing and factor anomaly literature.  Familiarity with seminal works in asset allocation, risk budgeting and risk management also desired.
  • Experience with the application of ESG and SRI criteria to quantitative strategies 
  • Knowledge of the normative application, algorithms and limitations of artificial intelligence and machine learning preferred.
  • Familiarity with non-linear optimization algorithms, constraint attribution and risk model construction strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of dynamic and adaptive systems and agent-based models a plus.
  • Coding ability in SAS, R, Matlab, Python, etc. is assumed.
  • Expertise in financial econometrics is assumed.


ABOUT NORTHERN TRUST ASSET MANAGEMENT:

As a leading global asset management firm, our investment expertise, strength and innovation have earned the trust and confidence of the world’s most sophisticated institutional and individual investors.

With $975 billion in total assets under management (as of 6/20/2019) and a longstanding fiduciary history of solving complex investment challenges, we believe our strength and stability drive opportunities for our clients. Northern Trust’s forward-looking, historically aware investment approach and deep capital markets expertise power a comprehensive set of solutions. Our asset class capabilities range from passive and factor-based, to fundamental active and multi-manager.

WORKING WITH US:

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!    

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018. 

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. Build your career with us and apply today.

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