Research Associate Financial Markets & Institutions (m/f)

Do you have a passion for applied research? Do you believe in the open, pragmatic, vital and international spirit of Vlerick? And are you ready to explore the world of Financial Markets & Institutions? Then we have the perfect job for you!

Research Associate Financial Markets & Institutions

What can you expect?

As researcher in the Accounting and Finance area, you will…

  • Conduct research on Financial Markets & Institutions in collaboration with faculty and other researchers. This includes more specifically:
    • Performing research projects
    • Desk research: e.g., finding and synthesising relevant publications
    • Collecting data/field research (survey, secondary data, contacting research partners,…)
    • Analysing data
  • Disseminate knowledge by writing papers, reports and articles, social media and present research findings to both business and academic audiences
  • Provide support in student projects (screening, guiding students, critical reading,…)
  • Provide support for our teaching activities, both in executive education and in MBA/Master courses

What do we expect from you?

  • You have a Master degree and a research mind-set
  • You have an affinity with management
  • You have good analytic skills
  • You want to conduct research which is relevant for both the academic and the business worlds
  • You are fluent in English
  • You can work autonomously but you are also a good team player
  • You have a proactive attitude
  • You have good writing and computing skills
  • Located in either campus Gent, Brussels or Leuven

Working at Vlerick is

  • Autonomy, responsibility and challenging work
  • The opportunity to become a content expert
  • Interesting contacts with the business world
  • A competitive compensation and benefit package
  • The possibility to prepare for a PhD

Are you interested?

Please send your CV and motivation letter to
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Research Associate Financial Markets & Institutions (m/f)

& Rankings

Equis Association of MBAs AACSB Financial Times