Duties: Lead research partnerships with academics, private sector, and public policy institutions, focused on hedge funds, principal trading firms, exchanges and central counterparties. Develop new research, build partnerships, and publish whitepapers on key areas of alternative investing, such as infrastructure investing, technology investing, and merchant banking. Develop new research, build partnerships, and publish whitepapers on key components of managing alternative investment firms, such as risk management, compliance, and tax policy. Develop public policy thought leadership on alternative investments, for example on the role of alternative investments in capital provision to the U.S. economy and financial innovation. Drive public relations and raise the profile of the Wharton Alternative Investments Initiative by participating in conferences and other events focused on alternative investments.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Finance or related field or J.D and over 10 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.; in addition, an M.B.A. is preferred.
Fifteen or more years of experience in financial markets is, either in asset management or regulation and policy making is preferred. A combination of both public and private sector experience is strongly preferred.
Reference Number: 07-26201
Salary Grade: 030
Employment Type: Exempt
Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration