Research Associate (Identifying New Determinants of Corporate Risk)

The University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School

Closing Date: 07/12/2016.
Employment Type: Fixed Term.
Duration: ASAP for 24 Months.
Faculty / Organisational Unit: Humanities.
School/Directorate: Alliance Manchester Business School.
Division: Alliance MBS - Accounting & Finance Division.
Hours Per week: Full Time.
Salary: £31,076 to £38,183 per annum.
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference: HUM-09134.

This post is to support the Alliance Research Grant funded project, “Identifying New Determinants of Corporate Risk”, working with the grant holders, Prof. Konstantinos Stathopoulos and Dr. Alexandros Kostakis, and the other support staff members. The main tasks are to: i) manage multiple, large, and dynamic financial databases, ii) contribute to the econometric analysis of the data, iii) to provide programming assistance to help achieve the research objectives of this grant.

Prospective candidates with an interest in this post are invited to discuss this opportunity informally in the first instance with Prof. Konstantinos Stathopoulos ( and/or Dr. Alexandros Kostakis (, the project coordinators.

Interviews are expected to take place in December 2016. Employment begins in January 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof. Konstantinos Stathopoulos



Name: Dr. Alexandros Kostakis


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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